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Impaled man rescued after disastrous slip

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SANTEE (CBS 8) - A Santee man is recovering after a very scary accident in his own backyard Thursday night.

The man fell off a wall and onto a metal rod, impaling himself. He was conscious and alert as he was wheeled into the emergency room. First responders had to first cut the rod to free him.

In this Your Stories video report, Richard Allyn has more on the delicate procedure doctors performed to save the man's life.

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