Man falls into 18-foot hole while working at Archdale water pumping station

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***Editor’s note: Officials originally said the man fell into a 30-foot hole, but they are now saying the hole is 18-feet deep. ***

ARCHDALE, N.C. — Rescuers pulled a man from an 18-foot hole in Archdale Wednesday morning.

Officials said the High Point City water worker fell into the hole at 6213 Weant Road around 9:30 a.m.

High Point Safety and Health Manager, Debbie Meurs, said crews were working on an Archdale water pumping station when the worker stepped back and fell into the hole.

The man was conscious and moving when he was transported to Baptist Hospital for treatment.

Officials are now investigating the incident.

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