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Sleeping man dumped into Waste Management garbage truck after falling asleep in large dumpster

By Mason White 1:29 PM February 10, 2017
Man rescued from Waste Management garbage truck
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) A man screamed for help from a garbage truck after being dumped inside early in the morning, according to police in Florida.

The Tampa Police Department said that firefighters rescued the man early on Wednesday morning, after the Waste Management garbage truck driver called 911.

The man was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to the police investigation, the man climbed into the large garbage dumpster late on Tuesday night, and fell asleep.

Early on Wednesday morning, the garbage truck driver dumped the garbage bin into the truck while doing his daily rounds.

Suddenly, the driver heard the man screaming for help. The garbage truck driver pulled over near Dale Mabry Highway and Hillsborough Avenue, and called for help.

Police officers and firefighters worked for over an hour to rescue 32-year-old Tristan Godsey from the garbage truck. He was taken to the St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was treated for a leg injury.