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Posted at 8:36 AM ET, 07/30/2010

Man trapped at construction site rescued

By Washington Post editors

A man was rescued Friday morning after being trapped in a hole at a construction site in Northeast, D.C. Fire and EMS report.

Authorities were called to the scene of the accident at 2nd Street and Constitution Avenue about 7:30 a.m. Once there they found a man, about 60 years old, who had become trapped 25 feet below grade, said D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer. The unidentified man was partially covered by dirt.

Fire and EMS officials were able to help the man from the unsecured dirt hole. He sustained neck and back injuries.

By Washington Post editors  | July 30, 2010; 8:36 AM ET
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