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Napa Wine Cellar Worker Hurt When Fish Tank Falls On His Head During Earthquake

NAPA (CBS SF) — A wine cellar worker survived a 26-gallon fish tank falling on him during the Napa earthquake Sunday morning.

20-year old Steven Smith was sleeping at a friend’s house Sunday morning when the magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck.   A 26-gallon fish tank on a metal stand fell on him during the shaking, landing on his head.

Smith’s head and left arm were cut, requiring a trip to the hospital.


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