FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A worker was rescued from a trench Monday morning.

The worker was digging a hole for a septic tank when a support wall fell, pinning the man’s leg, investigators said.

The worker, 49, was rushed to Jersey Shore Medical Center in stable condition.

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