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Dump truck bed falls on man in Longview, trapping him

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Emergency crews responding to the incident on Whitney Street Wednesday morning (Source: KLTV staff) Emergency crews responding to the incident on Whitney Street Wednesday morning (Source: KLTV staff)
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Police responded to an industrial accident in southeast Longview Wednesday afternoon.

A 41-year-old male mechanic was working on the dump truck with the bed raised. The bed fell on the mechanic, pinning him in between the cab and the bed of the truck.

The man was rescued by Longview firefighters and taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. His condition is unknown at this time.

Residents were urged to stay clear of Whitney Street and Neal Street while emergency crews worked to clear the area. Emergency personnel have now left the scene.

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