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Man rescued after falling into grave in East Farmingdale

Firefighters rescue a man who fell into a

Firefighters rescue a man who fell into a hole dug for a coffin at St. Charles Cemetery in East Farmingdale Monday, June 16, 2014. His injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said. The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. Credit: Steve Pfost

A man fell Monday into a hole dug for a coffin at St. Charles Cemetery on Wellwood Avenue in East Farmingdale, Suffolk police said.

He was rescued and his injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.

The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m., police said.

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