SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — A 33-year-old construction worker in Shelton, Wash., says he was walking around a property searching for a wellhead when he found it — falling through rotten boards and 45 feet down a hole.
KING-TV reports (http://is.gd/WlxIgM ) that Clinton Heinis landed Tuesday in about 7 feet of water.
Rescue crews arrived quickly, giving the man a helmet and life jacket while they worked to lift him out.
Rescued after a little more than an hour, he was taken to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia. He's expected to be OK.
Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/