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Man Falls into Giant Bin

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OXFORD — May 17, 1996, 8:50 a.m.EDT

A man is recovering in a local hospital after he fell Thursday into a giant bin.

A worker at the Carolinas Sun Rock Corporation fell into the bin Thursday afternoon. Police said it was a 15 foot drop -- and that he landed on his head.

Rescuers used special equipment to pull him out.

He was reported as conscious and alert, although with a few cuts and bruises

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