Man sleeping in trash container dumped into truck

5 years 2 months 4 days ago Thursday, July 17 2014 Jul 17, 2014 Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:34:00 AM CDT July 17, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man is recovering in St. Louis after being dumped into a trash trunk while sleeping in a trash container.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the man was sleeping in a large trash container early Wednesday near the St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park. When a trash truck arrived to dump the container's contents into the bed of the truck, the workers were unaware that a man was inside the container.

The driver spotted the man, helped him get out, and called authorities. The man was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

 

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