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Albany city worker injured after falling into hole

An Albany City employee was transported to the hospital after falling into a hole. (Source: WALB) An Albany City employee was transported to the hospital after falling into a hole. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An Albany City employee was transported to the hospital after falling into a hole.

According to officials, a sewage maintenance employee was doing some kind of work near a hole in the 800 block of 11th Avenue Tuesday morning.

A spokesperson for the city said that the employee turned off some equipment, but it turned back on, causing him to fall into a hole about 20 feet deep into water.

He was transported to the hospital, treated and released.

The hole was in a fenced in area and isn't accessible to the public.

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