Woman freed after being trapped in sand in Burlington County

HAINESPORT, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A woman in Burlington County, New Jersey was rescued after falling off a dump truck and being buried in sand, officials said.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. Friday on Easton Way in Hainesport.

Firefighters responded to find a young woman buried up to her chest after they say the dump truck unloaded sand on top of her.

Action News is told the dump truck was carrying sand to help with a pool being built in the neighborhood.
The woman was trapped for about a half hour before she was freed by firefighters.

Officials said she was conscious and alert when she was transported to the hospital.

It is not clear at this time if the woman was a homeowner or one of the workers.
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