Death Springs a Trap in Well



Photo Title

Death Springs a Trap in Well

Photographer/Creator

Dan McElleney

Collection

Publisher

New York Mirror

Caption/Description

Trapped fast at bottom of 18-foot garage well by cave-in that finally spelled his death, Dominick Atteo, 45, fights impending doom by trying to dig himself out. Despite frantic rescue attemps, he succumbed after 27 hours in shaft.

Citation

Dan McElleney, "Death Springs a Trap in Well," in POYi Archive, Item #985, http://archive.poy.org/items/show/985 (accessed December 7, 2019).

Date Added

07.03.2008