Injured caver Dirk Siron is hoisted from level to level to the top of Sinking Hole Cave in Winchester, Tenn., on May 29. Siron fell in the cave and a major rescue effort was held to save his life.
Photo courtesy of Ron Miller, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue Team.
Injured caver Dirk Siron is hoisted from level to level to the top of Sinking Hole Cave in Winchester, Tenn., on May 29. Siron fell in the cave and a major rescue effort was held to save his life. Photo courtesy of Ron Miller, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue Team.
published Saturday, June 4th, 2011
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Dirk Siron had spent 10 hours trapped more than a quarter-mile underground. The 51-year-old’s back, arm and ankle were broken and organ damage and internal bleeding were possibilities.

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