Two Workers Killed in Long Island Trench Collapse


Two workers are dead after a trench collapse on Long Island.

They were installing a septic tank at a home in Brookville when a wall of dirt gave way on Wolver Hollow Road. The men became trapped 30 feet down and initial rescue attempts were unsuccessful because the dirt walls weren’t stable.

The body of a 45-year-old victim was eventually recovered.A 57-year-old man is presumed dead down in the hole.

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