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Worker rescued from 30-foot construction hole near Beach intersection

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Posted at 6:33 PM, Aug 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-07 18:33:17-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – A worker was rescued from a 30-foot hole at an intersection in Virginia Beach on Wednesday.

This happened at around 10:45 a.m. near the intersection of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Cypress Avenue.

Beach crews had to lower a ladder 25-30 feet into the construction hole, and then they had to walk over to another ladder and ascend 10-15 feet onto a walkway to rescue the man.

Crews used a job site crane to lift the worker out of the hole.

He was then taken to the hospital.