Authorities in Irving were called to rescue a worker whose backhoe slid into a ditch Monday morning.[[460294393,R]]
The worker was driving a backhoe in the 3300 block of West Walnut Hill Lane when it fell down into a trench on the side of the road.
An Irving fire spokesman said the worker climbed out of the backhoe and was waiting when firefighters arrived.
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The spokesman added that the injuries were minor.