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Worker rescued after falling into barge

June 26, 2008 3:13:05 PM PDT
A worker was rescued in Morris Thursday morning after falling 25 feet into a barge. The man fell head first into the barge on the Illinois River. They were getting ready to fill it with corn when he fell.

Fire rescue crews stabilized the worker and then after about an hour were able to lift him out.

The worker suffered minor injuries.


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