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Three contractors dead after becoming stuck in Columia City manhole

(Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

Three contractors who became trapped in a manhole in Columbia City have died.

Emergency crews were called to the 400 block of South Main Street just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25, according to ABC 21 in Fort Wayne.

The men were found twenty feet underground in water that was five feet deep.

The three victims were contractors hired by the city for a storm sewer project.

It is unclear how they got stuck.

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