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Man hurt after being dumped into trash truck in Oklahoma

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Posted at 10:13 AM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 11:13:23-04

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Oklahoma City say a man was injured after he was dumped from a dumpster into a garbage truck.

The Oklahoman reports that firefighters responded shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday after the man was dumped into the trash truck. Authorities say firefighters lowered a basket from a ladder truck into the trash truck to pull the man to safety.

The man was taken to a hospital, but the severity of his injuries was not released.

Authorities have not yet said why the man was in the dumpster.

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