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Spokesperson: Rumpke contractor injured working in landfill

The Rumpke landfill in Colerain Township. (FOX19 NOW/File) The Rumpke landfill in Colerain Township. (FOX19 NOW/File)
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A contractor with Rumpke was injured while working in landfill Friday afternoon, according to Rumpke spokesperson Amanda Pratt. 

Officials said the man was working at the facilities in the 300 block of South Trumble around 1 p.m. when he sustained a laceration. 

Colerain Township fire officials responded and transported him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment, the company stated in a released. 

“We are glad that this worker was not seriously injured, we will continue to keep him in our thoughts,” said Safety Manager at Rumple. "Bridgett Biggs. “We can’t thank Colerain Township emergency responders enough for their prompt response.”

The man's identity and condition have not been released. 

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