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Worker rescued after falling into trench in Laurel

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A construction worker is hospitalized after being rescued from a trench in Laurel.

Authorities say the man was repairing a water line around 7 p.m. Tuesday when the 8-foot deep trench he was working in partially collapsed. A witness called 911, and rescuers pulled the man from the trench in about 30 minutes.

He was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

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