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Rescuers free man from Hall Co. well

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SKYFOX5 was over the scene as rescuers worked to pull a man from a well in Gainesville on Tuesday afternoon. SKYFOX5 was over the scene as rescuers worked to pull a man from a well in Gainesville on Tuesday afternoon.
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Rescuers in Hall County freed a man from a 50-foot well on Tuesday afternoon. 

Authorities were called to the scene on Leach Road in Gainesville.  The view from SKYFOX5 showed crews working to free the man.

The Gainesville Times reports the man was repairing water lines when he fell into the well. 

A rope rescue was initially set up, but the harness kept slipping off of the victim. A firefighter went into the well to pull him out. The rescue took about one hour.

He was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

Stay with FOX 5 and myfoxatlanta.com for updates.

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