HUSTISFORD, WI (WTAQ) - A construction worker from Shawano was rescued Thursday, after a large concrete block fell from a dam where he was working in Dodge County.
Authorities said 53-year-old Jody Grimm was helping remove parts of the Lake Sinissippi Dam on the Rock River in Hustisford when a section fell and trapped him.
Rescuers and police officers helped free Grimm. Hustisford fire chief Matt Pieper said Grimm was taken to a hospital where’s doing okay.
Reports said he was walking under his own power after he was rescued.
State DNR experts checked out the dam, and they say there’s no danger of a breach.