Man rescued after falling down 30-foot hole at construction site in Manhattan

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Man rescued after falling down 30-foot hole in Manhattan
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A man had to be rescued Wednesday afternoon after falling down a 30-foot hole at a construction site on the Upper East Side.

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man had to be rescued Wednesday afternoon after falling down a 30-foot hole in Manhattan.

The rescue happened off East 83rd Street on the Upper West Side.

FDNY officials say a person fell down a hole in a construction site about 30 feet deep.

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Rescuers pulled the victim out of the hole around 3 p.m.

He was placed on a stretcher and rushed to the hospital in stable condition.

It's unknown if the victim was a construction worker.

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