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Utah worker dies after falling headfirst in sewer pipe

September 16, 2018

HOOPER, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah city worker has died after he fell headfirst into a pipe in the city’s sewer system and drowned.

The Weber County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that the worker with the city of Hooper was stuck after he fell in the pipe. A co-worker who was nearby was unable to remove him and called 911.

The sheriff’s office and other first-responders found when they arrived that the man had died.

The man’s name was not released.

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