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Police: Garbage worker pinned between truck, tree is killed

February 15, 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A garbage truck worker has died in a Lincoln accident.

Police say the accident occurred a little after 7 a.m. Thursday when the truck slid on some ice. The victim was on the back of the truck and was pinned between the truck and a tree.

A Von Busch & Sons, Refuse manager confirmed the man was an employee. His name hasn’t been released.

The accident is being investigated.

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