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Worker trapped in New City trench cave-in

A worker who was trapped while digging a

A worker who was trapped while digging a trench at a New City house is pictured after being rescued. (Nov. 22, 2012) Photo Credit: Sarah Armaghan

A worker digging a trench at a New City house was trapped Friday when the trench caved in on him, authorities say. Emergency workers streamed to the house on Germond Road after a co-worker was unable to free the man. (Nov. 23, 2012)

A worker who was trapped while digging a
Photo Credit: Sarah Armaghan

A worker who was trapped while digging a trench at a New City house is pictured after being rescued. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Nov. 23, 2012)

An emergency worker positions himself on the ground
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

An emergency worker positions himself on the ground as he helps rescue a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012)

An emergency worker is pulled out of a
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

An emergency worker is pulled out of a trench after going underground to help rescue a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012)

An emergency worker is pulled above ground after
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

An emergency worker is pulled above ground after helping to rescue a man who was trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. The man's co-worker (pictured here), Enrique Vargas, 48, of the Bronx, said the soil around his partner kept coming into the trench as he tried to free the man.

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in.

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