Man rescued from under collapsed crane at shipyard


A man's leg was pinned underneath a large crane Wednesday morning after it collapsed at Detyens Shipyard in North Charleston.

Authorities responded to the shipyard located on Dry Dock Avenue around 8 a.m. The man was trapped inside the cab of the 25-ton crane.

Firefighters and volunteers from Charleston County Rescue were able to lift the crane from the man's leg and get him out safely.

The man's condition is unknown at this time. Medical care is being provided by Charleston County EMS.

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