Elderly man dies after being hit by garbage truck

An elderly man is dead after being hit by a garbage truck.      
Witnesses say the man, who needed a cane to walk, was crossing at East 152nd St. and Jackson Avenue when he was hit by the truck. 
They also tell News 12 the truck may have been speeding when the accident happened.
Police say the man who was killed was not walking at the crosswalk at the time of the accident. 
The driver of garbage truck has not been charged.