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Wash. Man Gets Head Pinned Between Wheel and Frame of Front-End Loader

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. - The Sunnyside, Wash., fire chief says a man in his 20s was rushed to a hospital Tuesday after firefighters freed his head, which had been pinned between a wheel and the frame of a front-end loader.

The man was not identified and his condition was not known. Fire Chief Aaron Markham tells the Yakima Herald-Republic it's not clear how the man got his head stuck between the large wheel and frame of the loader while working at Pioneer Commodities. Markham says the man was unconscious when fire crews arrived, but was regaining consciousness and breathing on his own when he was taken to Sunnyside Community Hospital.

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