Man Fleeing Police Crushed to Death in Trash Compactor

June 15, 2012 Updated Jun 15, 2012 at 1:32 PM EDT

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Man Fleeing Police Crushed to Death in Trash Compactor

June 15, 2012 Updated Jun 15, 2012 at 1:32 PM EDT

This was not the best spot to try to hide.

According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, police said a 37-year-old Nevada man died Wednesday after being crushed when he entered a trash compactor while fleeing from authorities. The trash compactor activated when the man entered it, according to the Gazette-Journal story.

Read the Reno Gazette-Journal story HERE.