Family, friends remember Bronx sanitation worker Nelson Diaz

A Bronx sanitation worker is being remembered after he suffered a heart attack and passed away while on the job in 2008. Family and friends

Loved ones gathered at the local garage renamed

Loved ones gathered at the local garage renamed in his honor.

THE BRONX - A Bronx sanitation worker is being remembered after he suffered a heart attack and passed away while on the job in 2008. 

Family and friends gathered at the Nelson Diaz Garage to mark the three-year anniversary of its renaming for him. 

They say that Diaz loved the garage and treated it like his second home. 

Diaz was also honored with a purple heart for his injuries in Vietnam. 

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