Merritt Island Man Tumbles into 20-Foot Deep Hole
Florida Today-OCTOBER 22, 2012-According to the article a Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida man fell into a hole about 20 feet deep early Sunday morning on Merritt Island. The trip-and-fall attorneys at Charpentier Law Firm, P.A.lawyers serving Melbourne, Titusville, Cocoa, and all of Central Floridaare adept at navigating the legal intricacies involved in these types of cases.
The Brevard County Fire Rescue crews rescued him using a ladder. The man in his mid 20s tumbled into the hole about 1:30 a.m. while he was walking in the area of East Hall Road and Sea Island Lane. He fell into a culvert that had been built at an unfinished housing development.
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The article goes onto say that a passerby walking their dog heard the man calling for help. They called 9-1-1 just before 10:00 a.m. Firefighters lowered a 24-foot ladder into the hole and the man climbed to safety without further assistance. The man suffered only minor injuries and refused to be taken to a hospital for further evaluation.
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