PHOENIX -- Authorities say a motorcyclist has died after colliding with a trash truck in Phoenix.
Phoenix police have identified the victim as 40-year-old Jason Nazos.
The 34-year-old driver of the trash truck escaped injury.
Police say Nazos crashed into the back of the trash-collection vehicle after it turned into his path at about 6 a.m. Monday.
He reportedly was driving at speeds of 45 mph.
Police say Nazos was declared dead at the scene.