2 Men Buried Alive in Construction Accident

Posted: 5/27/2015

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construction accidentNew Orleans, LA -- Rescue teams set to free two men who were buried alive in a construction accident.

A wall in a trench collapsed at 12:30pm with two men in the trench.  Shortly after the collapse, torrential rains fell, hampering the rescue efforts.  Two hours later, rescue teams saw the feet of the surviving man sticking out of the dirt.  A few yards away, the man who died was buried.   

One man was killed and the other was injured.  The investigation has shown that safety equipment was not used properly.

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