Body found at east-side landfill

SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Police Department said an accident on the job at an east-side landfill left one person dead Monday afternoon.

SAPD was called to the Republic Services Tessman Road Landfill in the 7000 block of Interstate Highway 10 at 10:15 am Monday for a dead body.

Officers believe the victim became caught in a hydraulic arm, which is used to operate netting over a truck's load.

Police said there were no witnesses to see exactly what happened.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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