- Associated Press - Sunday, February 1, 2015

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A man has been hospitalized in El Paso after a garbage truck lifted a trash container where he was asleep and dumped it, throwing him into the truck.

Authorities say the truck driver heard a man screaming and called 911.

Firefighters were able to rescue the man within about an hour.

Officials tell the El Paso Times (https://bit.ly/1zsiZEO ) the man was treated at the scene Saturday and then taken to a hospital.

His name and condition haven’t been released.

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Information from: El Paso Times, https://www.elpasotimes.com


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