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MCSO: Man trapped in western Arizona mine shaft, rescue underway

Posted: 2:28 PM, Oct 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-18 14:47:39Z
MCSO: Man trapped in western AZ mine shaft

Crews from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are working to rescue a man who has been trapped in a mine shaft in western Arizona since Monday. 

According to MCSO, the man fell into the shaft, which is 100 feet deep. He was found Wednesday by a Good Samaritan, in the area of Eagle Eye Road and milepost 13, which is about 35 minutes south of Aguila. 

Officials say the trapped man is alert and talking. 

No further information was immediately available.