Man rescued from 12-foot deep trench in Hockessin, Delaware

HOCKESSIN, Delaware (WPVI) -- One person has been rescued from a trench in the backyard of a home in Delaware on Wednesday.

The call came in around 3:30 p.m. after one person fell into a 12-foot deep trench at a home on the unit block of Somerset Lane in Hockessin.

Chopper 6 was over the scene as crews freed the man believed to be in his 20s.

He was transported to an area hospital for unknown injuries.

Police say the man was working on the home's foundation when strong fumes from a sealant knocked him unconscious, causing him to fall.
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