Sanitation Worker Killed When Trash Bin Falls on Him on Staten Island: NYPD

The NYPD says a sanitation worker was killed when a 10-foot trash bin fell on top of him.

Police say the 40-year-old man was found in the rear of the Richmond County Country Club on Staten Island Wednesday night.

Police say the victim was an employee of the Flag Container Service Company. He was killed when the trash bin fell off the back of the truck he was unloading.

The man suffered severe trauma to the head and torso.

He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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