UPDATE: Sanitation worker killed in accident involving garbage truck early Thursday morning

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – A sanitation worker was killed in an accident involving a garbage truck in southwest Lincoln early Thursday morning, according to Lincoln Police.

The garbage truck belongs to Von Busch & Sons, Refuse. A manager for the company confirms the man killed was one of their employees.

Rescue crews were called to the scene at Westland Circle and West Sumner Street, just east of Coddington Park, shortly after 7:00 AM.

West Sumner Street in the area is blocked off as Lincoln Police investigate.

10/11 is following this developing story.

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