Steven G. Lillo helped to rescue Roger W. Tyson from a cave-in, Superior, Wisconsin, September 24, 1967. About 10 feet below the top of a bank sloping into St. Louis Bay, Roger, 9, dug in the sandy soil and created a tunnel which extended about six feet into the bank. He was crouching inside the tunnel when the soil for about four feet above it caved in, completely burying him. Another boy, the only other person at the immediate scene, shouted for help and attracted Lillo, 17, office clerk. Informed of the accident, Lillo began digging a tunnel in the loose soil. He finally reached Roger, who had been buried with his back to the tunnel opening and with his legs doubled under him. Lillo was still digging and had the upper part of his body inside the tunnel, which then extended about three and a half feet into the bank when two police officers arrived. They took over the digging and finished uncovering Roger. He was removed and revived.
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