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March 11, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Spokane couple sleeping in dumpster tossed in garbage truck

SPOKANE (AP) — A couple who were sleeping in a dumpster with their dog were awakened Tuesday morning when they were thrown into the back of a garbage truck in Spokane.

When the driver heard a lot a noise, he pulled over and called for help.

Firefighters arrived and found the man, woman and dog inside the truck. Medics took them to a hospital as a precaution, but they didn’t appear to have any injuries other than bruising.

KREM reports it happened around 7 a.m. near Second Avenue and Sherman.

The couple and dog fell about 5 feet from the dumpster as it was emptied into the garbage truck.

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