Created: June 20, 2022 11:52 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Authorities in St. Paul, Minnesota, have confirmed that two construction workers died when a trench collapsed as they were working.
The St. Paul Fire Department said on Twitter Saturday that the bodies had been recovered, a day after the collapse. Names of the victims have not been released.
The accident happened about 2:45 p.m. Friday in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood. Deputy Fire Chief Roy Mokosso says another worker in the area called 911 and attempted a brief rescue, but authorities believe the workers died within minutes of the collapse.
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