Backhoe accident near Wilderville

INJURY 2Wilderville, Ore. — Emergency crews near Wilderville helped a man after he suffered serious injuries Tuesday morning above Cheney Creek.

Rural Metro Fire says it appears he was working with a backhoe on a steep grade when the machinery left the road and fell down a 20-foot embankment.

He was taken to three rivers medical center, no word on his condition tonight.

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