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Man Taken to Hospital After Being Dumped into Garbage Truck


MAN BEING TREATED AFTER GETTING TRAPPED IN DUMPSTER -- David Wayne


Escambia County, FL (Newsradio 92.3) -- We're just seeing reports that a man has been taken to the hospital after being inadvertently trapped in the back of a garbage truck this morning. It happened in the 79-hundred block of Pine Forest Road. A waste crew was collecting garbage when someone was launched into the back of a truck from a dumpster. Firefighters were able to get inside the truck and safely rescue the man, who was then taken to a local hospital. Escambia County Emergency Management tells Studio 850 that they believe the man was homeless and sleeping in the dumpster when it was emptied. There's no update on the man's condition.

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