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Sioux City man rescued after construction accident


A Sioux City worker is hospitalized following a construction accident this morning.

It happened around 11 a.m. on Grant Avenue just north of Sioux Center.

The Sioux County Sheriff's Department says 20-year-old Nathaniel Christensen of Sioux City was working with a crew to dig a trench, when the dirt collapsed on top of him.

Authorities say he was rescued by his co-workers and emergency crews.

Christensen was taken to a local hospital and then flown to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City where he's listed in fair condition.

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