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1 Person Trapped, Hospitalized After 12-Foot Trench Collapses

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)- One person was hospitalized after falling into a 12-foot trench. The person became trapped on Wednesday when the trench collapsed outside of an apartment building.

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(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Dept.)

CORE Electric Cooperative did not explain exactly how the trench collapsed or what work was being conducted at the time.

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(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Dept.)

The person who fell into the collapsed trench was trapped for about an hour before being pulled out and rushed to the hospital.

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(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Dept.)

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