One person died and another person was injured after the septic system they were repairing collapsed.

Based on available information so far, a landlord and his son were repairing the sewer line. While the son was in the ditch, the sides fell in. The younger man was buried by the dirt and the older man was buried up to his waist.

The Wyoming Fire Department was able to rescue the older man, and he was taken to the hospital.

The rescue was accomplished with hand shovels, and neighbors came by to assist the rescuers. The ages and the identities of the men are not known yet.

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