Vault cover pins cemetery worker in grave

Man sent to hospital, released with chest injuries

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A New Jersey cemetery employee was pinned by a vault cover as he was digging a grave, according to CBS News.

A New Jersey cemetery employee was pinned by a vault cover as he was digging a grave, according to CBS News.

The man was working on a grave site when the 800-pound vault cover fell on top of him, pinning him in an open grave. The man was freed by emergency responders and sent to the hospital with chest injuries. He has since been released.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reportedly conducting an investigation into the incident.

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