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TODAY   |  March 04, 2014

Utility worker trapped for almost 4 hours

A utility worker is recovering this morning after being trapped in a 14-foot-deep trench. Workers were replacing a sewer line in Portland, Ore., when a utility trench collapsed.

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>>> a utility worker is recovering this morning after being trapped for four hours in a 14-foot deep trench. three workers were replacing a sewer line in portland, oregon, when a utility trench collapsed. two workers managed to escape, but the third became buried. they uncovered the trapped man's face. and personnel worked to get him out. and they were able to lift him to safety. he has serious, but non nonlife-threatening injuries.