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Worker Killed After Being Trapped In Garbage Truck

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MINNETRISTA, Minn. (WCCO) — A man died after getting trapped in a garbage truck early Wednesday morning in Minnetrista.

Officers from the Minnetrista Public Safety Department were dispatched to 1195 Sunnyfield Road N., and upon arrival found a 61-year-old man pinned in a hydraulic arm of a garbage truck.

The man was dead when officers arrived.

Police say they are looking into whether or not the worker had a medical emergency.

The case is still under investigation but police say there are no suspicious circumstances.

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