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Teen crushed to death by garbage truck in Luxembourg

Reuters reported that the teen was hiding in a garbage container when it was picked up by the truck.
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A teenager in Luxembourg was crushed to death by a garbage truck over the weekend. (Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images)

A teenager in Luxembourg was crushed to death by a trash compactor in the back of a garbage truck Saturday.

Reuters reportedthat the teen was hiding in a garbage container when it was picked up by the truck.

The garbage collectors only discovered the 17-year-old boy after he began screaming from inside the compactor.

By thenit was too late and he was crushed to death.

"He cried out, but it was already too late," a spokeswoman for Luxembourg policetold Reuters.

The boy's name has not been released.

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