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Man in hospital after being hit by garbage truck in Kelowna

File: The side of an RCMP cruiser. Global News

A 26-year-old man was sent to Kelowna General Hospital Monday after being struck by a garbage truck.

Around 3:30 a.m., a garbage truck struck a person who is believed to have been sleeping by some garbage bins near the parking area of a business on Banks Road, Cpl. Tammy Lobb said.

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Once RCMP arrived, Lobb said they found that the man had left the scene, though he was located only a short distance away.

“He was transported to the hospital for serious non-life-threatening injuries,” Lobb said.

He was still there by Monday afternoon. An RCMP investigation is underway.

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