Worker Rescued From Overturned Excavator

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    Crews investigate a work site accident that landed a man in the hospital.

    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.