Injured Grosse Ile Employee Remains in Critical Condition

A Grosse Ile employee was buried alive for about 14 minutes while attempting to fix a broken water main near Meridian Road Thursday.

A Grosse Ile employee remains in critical condition after being buried alive while attempting to fix a broken water main Thursday near Meridian Road.

Grosse Ile Police Chief Joseph Porcerelli said the 56-year-old department of public works employee was still unconcious Friday morning.

The man, a lifelong resident of Grosse Ile, was air lifted to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit after being resuscitated by Grosse Ile and Trenton emergency personnel.

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Glenda Jill January 26, 2013 at 06:23 PM
prayers and well wishes!!! :(
Steven Rzeppa January 26, 2013 at 06:30 PM
Thank all of our public servants. Too often we can forget how dangerous some of their regular duties are. Great job by the GI and Trenton first responders! Prayers and best wishes to the man and his family
Ron January 26, 2013 at 09:10 PM
This 72 hour period will be critical. Thoughts and prayers.


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