Worker Killed at Construction Site when Trench Collapses

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construction safetyNew York -- A construction worker was killed when he was buried alive after a trench collapsed.

Police were called to the scene at 12:13pm when the 22 year old man became buried by dirt.  He was working in a hole at a construction site when the dirt gave way and collapsed on him.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but died.

The accident is being investigated.