A worker digging a trench at a New City house was trapped Friday when the trench caved in on him, authorities say. Emergency workers streamed to the house on Germond Road after a co-worker was unable to free the man. (Nov. 23, 2012)
A worker who was trapped while digging a
A worker who was trapped while digging a trench at a New City house is pictured after being rescued. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Sarah Armaghan)
Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
An emergency worker positions himself on the ground
An emergency worker positions himself on the ground as he helps rescue a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

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An emergency worker is pulled out of a
An emergency worker is pulled out of a trench after going underground to help rescue a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
An emergency worker is pulled above ground after
An emergency worker is pulled above ground after helping to rescue a man who was trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

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Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two
Emergency workers rescued a man trapped for two hours when a trench he was digging caved in on him at a New City house Friday. The man's co-worker (pictured here), Enrique Vargas, 48, of the Bronx, said the soil around his partner kept coming into the trench as he tried to free the man. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)
Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

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Rescue workers outside a New City home try
Rescue workers outside a New City home try to extricate a gas repair worker trapped when a trench caved in. (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)