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Man in stable condition after being buried in collapsed trench in West Knox Co.

One man was pulled from a trench after it collapsed on the lower half of his body at a West Knox County construction site. / Source: (WVLT)
One man was pulled from a trench after it collapsed on the lower half of his body at a West Knox County construction site. / Source: (WVLT)(WVLT)
Published: Oct. 17, 2019 at 3:34 PM EDT
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Rescue crews responded to the scene of a trench collapse in the 8500 block of Westland Drive Thursday afternoon.

Officials at the scene said construction workers nearly had the man out by the time they arrived. He was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

The banks of a trench gave way, trapping the man inside at a housing development.

OSHA said they will evaluate the accident because it happened at a construction site.

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Robert Grant WVLT is LIVE on scene of a rescue in West Knox. Officials say a construction worker was trapped after a trench collapsed.

Posted by WVLT on Thursday, October 17, 2019

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