Man Rescued After Becoming Trapped In Grave At Melbourne Cemetery

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25 February 2019

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A man has been rescued after becoming trapped in a grave at a Melbourne cemetery.

Emergency crews were called at 7.45am on Tuesday to rescue the cemetery worker, who fell into the two-metre deep grave at Eltham cemetery.

The man was rescued just before 10am and will be taken to hospital with a broken leg, CFA incident controller Gavin Wright told media. 

"Quite painful, but luckily not life threatening injuries," Mr Wright said.

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