Man's leg impaled by metal fence

July 18, 2011 8:05:38 AM PDT
A man was in the hospital Sunday after he got stuck climbing a fence in northwest Houston. It happened around 1am Sunday at a home on Dunbar near Norhill.

Firefighters were called to rescue the man who was found hanging by his leg from the metal rod fence.

Authorities said the man was trying to climb it when he slipped. One of the pointed spears pierced and went through his leg.

Firefighters had to cut the fence to get him loose. He was taken to an area hospital. There was no word on his condition.

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