Woman falls through uncovered manhole into human waste behind Galveston hotel

San Luis Hotel managers say manhole in area not intended for guests

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GALVESTON, Texas - A woman in Galveston fell into an uncovered manhole and ended up covered in human waste.

The woman was a guest at the San Luis Hotel, where the manhole is located.

Hotel managers told Local 2 the manhole is in an area not intended for guests. According to the hotel, the woman was not walking on a designated path.

A city of Galveston spokesperson said it is unclear why the manhole was uncovered. The city said no work was being done in that area.

Local 2 checked Friday night and the manhole was covered.

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