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Published May 24 2011

Man trapped, injured in trench collapse

HITTERDAL, Minn. – Rescue crews responded to a report of a man trapped in a trench near here around 2:49 p.m. Monday.

According to dispatch, the man was working in the trenches off Becker County Road 14 near the Clay/Becker County line when the trench collapsed on him.

Dispatch reported the man was rescued by about 2:56 p.m.

Becker County Sheriff’s Office representatives said the man was digging a drain tile near his property.

He was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.

His condition is not known at this time.