OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A man working on a water main replacement project in Maryland has died in an apparent trench collapse.
Police in Prince George’s County said Wednesday on Twitter that the man was killed while performing utility work and that they do not suspect foul play. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said on Twitter that the man was working on a water main replacement project in Forest Heights. The water and wastewater utility called what happened an “apparent trench collapse.”READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat Prompts Alert Day Saturday
Radio station WTOP reports utility officials say the man was a contractor for Sagres Construction.READ MORE: Baltimore Police Stepping Up Deployment On Fourth Of July Weekend, Commissioner Says
Telephone and email messages left Wednesday evening for Sagres Construction were not immediately returned.State Police Expand Traffic Enforcement On I-83 In Baltimore City
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