Demolition Worker Pinned by Large Pipe

A demolition worker was air lifted to a hospital in Asheville, North Carolina after a large steel pipe fell on the trackhoe that the man was operating.  The pipe pinned the man in the trackhoe, where he remained until emergency officials were able to remove it.

The pipe was 12 inches wide, and over 30 feet long.   Because of the size of the pipe, removing it was a difficult matter.  Utilizing emergency tools and tools on the demolition site,  emergency workers were able to get the pipe removed.

When the man was extracted from the trackhoe, and taken to the hospital.

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