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Woman gets trapped in sewer retrieving dropped mobile phone

by | 23rd, June 2012

TO Jackson, Mississippi, where Lori McElroy has dropped her mobile phone down the sewer. She has gotten stuck truying to retrieve it. The jaws of life are summoned. Before too long, McElroy is free.

She tells local media:

“I was on the phone talking with somebody and then I dropped the phone in the sewer. “There wasn’t no water in it, so I figured I could go down there and get it. Then I got stuck and couldn’t get out.” 

“The man got the top out and they still couldn’t get me out. And then they had to call the fire department and the ambulance. I feel wonderful that I am out, but it was a stupid mistake. It’s better to just go buy another phone instead of having to go through that.”

Two things to look out for in this video report: the reporter talking in slow motion; and McElroy seeking to avoid her mistake by re-enacting her trauma:



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