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2 men rescued from sewers Tuesday in unrelated incidents

Wednesday, April 24th 2019, 2:42 pm - It's unclear how the men became trapped.

In two unrelated incidents, two men were rescued from very similar conditions Tuesday.

While the stories aren't connected, the details are nearly identical.

OKLAHOLMA MAN RESCUED

On Tuesday morning, Oklahoma City officials rescued a man who was trapped in a storm drain.

He suffered minor cuts and bruises but is expected to recover.

It's not clear how long he was in the storm drain, or how he landed in his predicament.

No charges were laid.

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PENNSYLVANIA MAN SPENT 'DAYS' IN STORM DRAIN

That same day, and also in the morning, Pennsylvania officials rescued a man from a storm drain.

Allentown firefighters were called Tuesday morning after construction workers heard the man calling for help.

He was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for dehydration and exposure, but was reportedly in good shape.

Capt. John Christoper told The Morning Call the man "had been down there a while” -- perhaps several days.

It's unclear how the ended up in the sewer. Christoper says he was "reluctant" to provide officials with additional information.

A city spokesperson told The Morning Call there is no record of a similar incident on file.

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