Worker Rescued From Overturned Excavator

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    Crews investigate a work site accident that landed a man in the hospital. (Published Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014)

    Crews rescued an excavator operator after the machinery he was operating overturned this morning.

    The excavator tipped over at Rhino Recycling along the E Tioga Street in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond section around 6:15 a.m., according to Philadelphia firefighters.

    Crews freed the worker from the machine and rushed him to Temple University Hospital. The extent of his injuries wasn’t immediately clear.