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Crews race to rescue construction worker trapped in SLC trench collapse

Salt Lake City trench rescue
Posted at 6:09 PM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 21:09:25-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Crews rushed to a Salt Lake City neighborhood Monday to rescue a construction worker who was trapped in a trench and excavation collapse.

The incident occurred at 1227 East 4th Avenue, and the worker was trapped under "collapsed materials adjacent to the building foundation," SLC Fire Department officials said.

The man was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

FOX 13 also saw a firefighter being taken away in an ambulance, but it's not known how they were injured or the seriousness.

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