In a scene like something from “The Walking Dead,” a man was found buried alive in a grave in Brazil.

According to the Daily Mail, a not-yet-identified woman was visiting her family tomb at a cemetery in the neighborhood of Ferraz de Vasconcelos, Sao Paolo, when she heard noises and then noticed the earth moving at a grave nearby. When she went over to investigate, she made a shocking discovery.

“I was terrified to see a man, who I thought was dead, trying to get out of the grave,” she said. “He had his head and hands out and was moving his arms around, trying to get out.”

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As the Daily Mail points out, the woman initially screamed and ran away, but she eventually returned and called the authorities, who thought she was playing a prank.

“They kept questioning me, asking, ‘Are you serious? This is a joke, isn’t it,"' she said.

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The woman enlisted cemetery officials to convince police that she was telling the truth.

As the Daily Mail points out, video footage of the rescue -- which happened about a week ago and just surfaced today -- shows rescue workers finding a man in a gray jumper half-buried in a grave. He is unresponsive, but alive.

The unidentified man has been transported to a hospital in Ferraz de Vasconcelos, where he is “coming back to life,” a source told the Daily Mail.

Authorities think the man is a former city hall worker who got into a fight and was badly beaten. His attackers took him to the local cemetery and threw him in an empty grave. The man was the victim of a “despicable vendetta,” police said.

As the Daily Mail points out, this is the second time a man has been found buried alive in Brazil in the past three months. In September, a homeless man was beaten by a group of teenagers and buried alive on Leblon Beach.

Watch below to see video footage of the man buried alive in Brazil.