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Rescue Crew Frees Man Buried in Sand Pit at Cement Plant

January 8, 2018

A rescue crew responded to a Carrington, ND Ready-Mix cement plant operated by Aggregate Industries on Dec. 5 to remove a man trapped in a sand pit, NewsDakota.com and Valley News Live reported.

The man became buried in material at about 11 a.m., and he was transported to an area hospital for an examination after rescuers removed him from the pit, Carrington Fire Chief Ken Wangen told the news organizations.

Crews remained at the cement plant for about two hours during the incident.

Aggregate Industries produces building materials for the U.S. and U.K. markets.

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