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Worker trapped inside trench rescued by CSFD

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Colorado Springs fire crews responded to a below grade rescue Thursday morning. 

It happened near 25th street and Cache la Poudre. Crews on the scene said one worker suffered injuries to his lower body after being trapped by dirt while working in a trench.

Fire crews also said the worker is expected to recover and is lucky that he was not more seriously injured in the accident.

It is not clear at this time the circumstances leading up to the worker becoming trapped. Fire crews said the victim is a man in his 20s.

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