Tenn. man falls asleep in dumpster, escapes trash compactor

GREENVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) - A man in Greeneville, Tennessee is lucky to be alive after being picked up and dumped into a trash truck.

Greeneville police say the man apparently fell asleep inside the dumpster before the trash was emptied overnight.

Kirk Gossack starts his garbage route in the dark around 3 a.m. in the morning. "I've been driving this truck for about seven years," Gossack told us.

But Wednesday morning when he emptied the dumpster behind the Monterrey Mexican Restaurant in Greeneville, he picked up something he never expected.

Read more at WCYB.com.


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