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St. Paul teen rescued from cave after text message

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- A scary Sunday for a teenager in St. Paul who fell 20 feet into a cave shaft.

The 19 year old texted a friend after becoming trapped about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Crews responded and finally heard his calls for help about four hours later. He was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. Crews searched the entire 300 foot cave to make sure no one else was in there.

St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard said five young people have died exploring those caves near the Mississippi River in the last 20 years.



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