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Published July 24, 2013, 11:00 AM

Fargo construction worker taken to hospital after being trapped in trench

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A construction worker was buried while digging a trench in South Fargo.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - It was a scary moment for a construction worker in south Fargo early this morning.

Authorities were called to a job site at 6091 56th Avenue South in Fargo around 10 this morning to a report of a man buried in a trench. Authorities say the man was digging inside the trench when it collapsed, covering the man in dirt.

Construction workers on scene were able to dig the man out with excavating equipment before paramedics arrived on scene. However, the man was still taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

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