Dumpster falls on man, kills him

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CITY OF HUDSON – A dumpster being lowered from a truck fell off and on top of a man in the City of Hudson killing him, police said.

The accident occurred around 11:20 a.m. on Monday, October 24 in the 200 block of Long Alley.

Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said the victim, whose name he did not release, was an employee of the disposal company.

The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified of the accident.

Officer Kevin Keyser and the Greenport Rescue Squad attempted lifesaving measures including CPR without success. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.