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Heather Corson dials Sanford Hospital in Bemidji to see if her husband's ambulance had arrived yet. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Laporte man severs fingers in demolition accident

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A Laporte man was transported to the Bemidji hospital Monday afternoon when the crawler crane he was doing demolition work on tipped, pinning him temporarily.


There was no immediate condition on David Corson, 45. Eyewitnesses at the scene said after being rushed to Sanford Hospital, emergency crews used a pry bar to locate one of the work gloves Corson was wearing at the time of the accident.

It contained his severed fingers.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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