Co-Workers Save Fellow Construction Worker Buried Alive in Sewer Trench Collapse
A construction worker working on a water and sewer replacement project in Emery has his co-workers to thank for saving his life.
According to the KDLT News, the man was completely covered in dirt, with the exception of one of his hands. It was the quick action taken by his co-workers that ultimately saved his life.
It took about 5 minutes for co-workers aided by EMT members on scene to uncover the man's head, and nearly another 30 minutes to completely uncover him.
The man, who has yet to be identified, was hospitalized after the incident and is expected to make a full recovery.
Source: KDLT TV