Fatality feared at Battle Ground gravel pit pond

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BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) — Clark County divers worked late Thursday night in a pond at a Battle Ground gravel pit where an equipment operator is feared dead.

The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/oC9KLL ) officials started searching for the 74-year-old operator of a front-end loader after he failed to return home from work.

The loader was found submerged in the water.

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Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com