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Man stuck in garbage truck rescued by Oklahoma City Fire Department

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (WFLA/KFOR) – Here’s some advice… don’t sit inside of a dumpster on trash day!

Emergency crews had to rescue a man stuck inside a sanitation truck in Oklahoma City on Thursday.

According to the fire department, the man was inside the dumpster when the truck emptied it.

The truck then compacted the trash.

There is no word on how the workers realized the man was inside.

Firefighters were called in. They attached a large metal basket to their aerial ladder and lifted the man out.

He was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

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