A falling garbage dumpster crushed a man to death in the Hudson Valley.

On Monday, first responders rushed to Hudson, New York following reports that a dumpster fell on top of a man.

New York Worker Crushed By Dumpster In Hudson, New York


The Greenport Rescue Squad and Hudson Police Department responded to Long Alley in Hudson, New York around 11:20 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25.

Hudson Police Department confirmed a man who works for a disposal company was crushed by the dumpster. First responders arrived on the scene and performed lifesaving measures.

However, the worker was pronounced dead on the scene, according to News 10.

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Witnesses at the scene told police the dumpster dropped on the man while it was being lowered from a truck, according to WNYT 13.

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The man's name was not released.

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