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April 18, 2013

Worker caught in N.Y. subway pit meets rescuers

MTA photo/Patrick Cashin

MTA photo/Patrick Cashin
NEW YORK CITY — Nearly one month after construction worker Joe Barone fell into what firefighters called a “hell hole” on the Second Avenue subway construction site, he visited the first responders who saved his life, NBC 4 New York reported.

On March 19, Barone was working on the subway construction site at 95th Street when some wooden planks gave way, plunging him into the frigid sludge, where he was trapped for hours. For the full story, click here.

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