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Posted on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 : 1:22 p.m.

Eastbound Washtenaw traffic slowed as rescue crews head to heavy equipment accident

By Paula Gardner

Updated story: Worker critically injured after being pinned under excavator at County Farm Park

Ann Arbor rescue crews are closing two lanes of eastbound Washtenaw Avenue while they head to a heavy equipment accident at County Farm Park.

The location is near the Manchester intersection, just east of the Washtenaw-Stadium split.

Initial reports indicate that a crane may have fallen on someone, pinning the person underneath. The accident took place about 50 feet off the bike path, according to police dispatches.

The area is where the Mallet's Creek restoration has been under way since fall.

The Ann Arbor Fire Department, Ann Arbor Police Department and Huron Valley Ambulance are responding. staff members are heading to the scene. This story will be updated as information becomes available.

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