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Man hurt by falling gas-station sign in Calabasas By Gregory J. Wilcox, Los Angeles Daily News A massive sign fell on a worker Friday at a Mobil station in Calabasas, seriously injuring his legs, officials said. The accident happened about 11 a.m. at the gas station near the Las Virgenes off-ramp at the 101 Freeway. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Jennifer Seetlo said she was told the sign weighed “in excess of 3,000 pounds.” Two workers were attending to the huge Mobil logo sign, which had been taken down temporarily. A photographer on scene said the wind kicked up, and it fell to the side, landing on the man’s legs. “He was conscious and asking for help,” L.A. County Fire Department inspector Keith Mora said. It took rescuers about 20 minutes to free the victim, and then they used portable hydraulic tools to lift the sign. The man suffered serious crushing injuries to his leg and was airlifted to a local trauma center, Mora said. Officials did not identify the victim or the hospital. The injured man was working for a sign company, said Sam Agaverdyan, the station’s owner. He could not provide any other details.