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Rick Lord Down in a ditch in Florida, an explosive situation on the highway in Texas, and chomping at the bit for his first arrest in Oregon on this USA Update

June 27, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Florida... rescue crews spent the day trying to free a man trapped in a ditch in Pembroke Park. The victim was working at a construction site near the off-ramp to I-95 when he fell into the hole and got stuck about 20-feet below ground. As of early Friday evening, emergency crews were still on the scene...

Texas... a massive explosion in the middle of a highway in Wharton County left one driver injured. Officials say a gas line next to a compressor plant blew out. A truck was caught in the incident and the driver was taken to a hospital, but is expected to recover. They are now trying to figure out what caused the gas line to rupture...

Oregon... a horse that had to lose 200 pounds to join the police force scored his first arrest last week in Portland. Murphy chased down a man suspected of breaking into a building in Old Town and kept him trapped next to a building until police could arrest him. Following the collar, Murphy got a treat at the end of the shift. Let's hope it was low-fat. And with that, we're done horsin' around on this USA Update.


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