1 dead in Ind. trench collapse

April 10, 2009 2:04:13 PM PDT
A Lake County, Ind., spokesperson has confirmed a contractor is dead inside a trench at 167th and Mount near Lowell, Indiana. It happened shortly after noon at a construction site.

According to a Lake County Indiana spokesperson, the contractor was digging a trench for a sump pump drain when the ground gave way, and the trench caved in around the contractor.

Rescue workers remain at the scene working to recover the victim's body.

The victim's identity has yet to be released.


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