Woman falls down trash chute reaching for phone

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Posted: Mar 12, 2012 5:37 PM
Updated: Mar 12, 2012 5:37 PM

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ATLANTA - Amanda Still couldn't let her cell phone slip through her fingers. She tried to retrieve her phone from her apartment building trash chute. Instead she fell down head first into the chute. Still said she accidentally tossed her cell phone away with the garbage. Once she realized what happened, The Atlanta woman began to search for her cell phone and saw it down the chute in a pile of trash. She said "I saw the phone. It was, like right there, so I would never fall in. Well, I had flip-flops on." Compacted trash kept Still from falling all the way down the chute. A friend with her called 9-1-1 for help. She was stuck head first in the chute between the first and second floors of her apartment building. Rescuers pulled her out of the chute. Still walked away with some cuts and bruises. No word whether she was able to get her cell phone.

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