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UPDATE: Man & Woman Sleeping In Dumpster Tossed In Spokane Garbage Truck

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Workers clean up after finding two people in the back of the garbarge truck Workers clean up after finding two people in the back of the garbarge truck

UPDATE: The man and the woman who were taken to the hospital after being found in a garbage truck have been released hospital and are doing just fine---we're told the dog is doing fine as well. ALL is good!

ORIGINAL STORY:

SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ News was first on the scene Tuesday when a man and a woman were found in the back of a garbage truck.

The truck picked up a dumpster near Sherman and 2nd downtown early Tuesday morning.

Deputy Chief Dave Leavenworth of the Spokane Fire Department tell us that as the garbage truck driver started driving, he could hear sounds coming from the back of his truck and a bag of garbage flipped over the top so he pulled over to check.

He saw that a man, a woman, and a dog, were in the back of his truck. They had been sleeping In the dumpster and were picked up by the truck.

The man and woman are being taken to local hospitals to be evaluated. They were not injured by the compactor in the truck but from the fall into the truck.


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