Md. Construction Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

SEVERN, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 22-year-old man was killed Monday morning in Severn when a trench he was working in collapsed, said Anne Arundel Division Chief Keith Swindell.

The collapsed occurred about 10 a.m. where work was being done behind a single-family house in the 1000 block Leyton Lane.

Swindell said the trench was not shored.

Rescue teams from Anne Arundel and Howard counties were still trying to recover the body an hour later.

 

Republished with permission of WUSA9.com.

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