Ditch collapse briefly traps worker in Beaver County

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BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. - A construction worker at a job site in Beaver County was briefly trapped in a ditch on Monday morning.

The worker was digging in the housing development surrounding the Seven Oaks Country Club when dirt fell on him, pinning his legs and lower torso about 8 a.m., the Ohioville Police Department reported. A fellow construction worker dug out the man before police, fire and rescue personnel arrived.

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An ambulance took the man to Heritage Valley Beaver with minor injuries, according to police.