Garbage collector killed in trash compactor
Victim worked for Metro Waste Systems
SAN ANTONIO – A garbage collector was killed Tuesday morning in a trash compactor in Northwest Bexar County.
Bexar County Sheriff's Office officials said a Metro Waste Systems employee was found around 10:15 a.m. in the solid waste truck around in the 1300 block of Dezarae.
It's not known how the worker ended up in the truck.
A neighbor told KSAT 12 News that she saw the victim pick up a couple of trash bins, and the next thing she knew there was a huge commotion around the truck.
Deputies are in the process of notifying the victim's family. The Sheriff's Office said he was in his 20s.
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