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Accident victim pulled from crushing weight

Construction workes help ESD#5 Medics, including Clay Eden and Jeanette Thompson, free the victim from a hole after dashing across the street to dig the man from crushing dirt that suddenly fell back into a sewer line repair hole. One of the workers went to the home of Myra Davis, who called 911. They advised not to move the man until medics could arrive. Pictured here is Mrs. Davis, distraught by the pained screams of the man. The accident victim’s boss tries to help in the rescue, working behind one of the medics.