Man Falls Asleep in Dumpster

Trinity Lunsford was looking for a necklace when he was scooped up.
1:12 | 12/17/11

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You can see the garbage truck the man fell out of this morning county transfer station south of Marion. Workers here say 44 year old trinity Lunsford came out of the back of the truck along with -- -- the -- Tons of trash. In the city he was. It's currently prevail but no worked his view he was in Ireland that bill -- here. The sheriff's deputies say Lunsford lives here at the cedar brook residential center south of -- just before the dump truck arrived. He climbed in that dumpster were over there looking for a necklace but instead got thrown out with the rest of the trash. -- unfortunately this is lucky. Our elected. Workers say the truck made several other stops even -- some of the trash at one point. But because dump truck was not full when it arrived at the transfer station. The 44 year old was able to survive the wild rock -- was -- his -- against Wal-Mart -- here. We're gonna lenders -- -- deputy save Lunsford was not seriously injured but was taken to the hospital to be checked death. -- -- -- -- -- -- Reporting from area and they -- channel nine Eyewitness News.

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