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      Man injured in heavy machinery incident

      Mercy Ambulance in Calumet was called to the scene of an incident Friday morning involving heavy machinery in the C-Tech building at the Houghton County Memorial Airport.

      Officials were called to the airport around 9 a.m. after a man became pinned under a backhoe. State police in Calumet report the man was attempting to lift heavy equipment with the backhoe when the machine tipped over, trapping him underneath.

      The man, who is not being identified at this time, was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital for back injuries.