Worker rescued from manhole in East Garden City

The Verizon worker fell several feet into a manhole on Earle Ovington Boulevard.

The Verizon worker fell several feet into a manhole on Earle Ovington Boulevard. (7/29/13)

EAST GARDEN CITY - Crews have rescued a man who was trapped after falling several feet into a manhole today.

It happened on Earle Ovington Boulevard in East Garden City.

According to Nassau police, a Verizon worker fell off a ladder into the manhole. He was knocked unconscious but eventually came to.

The worker was transported to an area hospital. There is currently no word on his condition.

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