Worker dies in trench collapse in northwest Harris County

A falling trench crushed a construction worker in northwest Harris County.

December 6, 2013 4:05:35 AM PST
One worker died after being trapped in a trench collapse in northwest Harris County late last night.

It happened on Longenbaugh Road and Menorca Cove. Two men were down about 15 to 20 feet repairing a water line when it collapsed

The man who was able to escape only had minor injuries.

Deputies say the walls were not being held up as a safety measure.

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