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N.C. State Worker Rescued After Falling In Manhole

Posted April 5, 2002

— A worker took an unexpected morning break at N.C. State in Raleigh when he spent more than an hour stuck in a manhole.

Chuck Wood, 39, was doing electrical work at Poe Hall on South Campus Friday when he fell more than 10 feet down a manhole.

After more than a hour later, crews were able to rescue Wood from the manhole.

Wood is listed in stable condition at Rex Hospital.


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