Worker Rescued from 20 Foot Hole in Georgia

April 4, 2024
Video shows vacuum excavator aiding in rescue.

A man buried by a trench collapse in Dallas, Georgia, was rescued after nearly three hours, according to a report on The worker was initially completely covered in a hole described as 20 to 30 feet deep. A co-worker was able to uncover him so he could breathe, according to the report.

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Video from the scene shows a vacuum excavator working in the hole.

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Rod Sutton

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