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1 Dead, 1 Rescued in Ohio Trench Collapse

HUDSON, Ohio – One worker was killed and another has been rescued after the collapse of a sewer line trench at a residential construction site in northeast Ohio.

Fire Chief Bob Carter of Hudson says the trench collapsed late Wednesday morning in the city southeast of Cleveland. The survivor was pulled from the trench in the afternoon about six hours after the collapse, and the victim’s body was removed by early evening.

Their names were not released.

The survivor, whose injuries didn’t appear life-threatening, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.