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Worker’s body found after trench collapse at construction site in Lake Forest, California

Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Worker’s body found after trench collapse at construction site in Lake Forest, California

by Jonathan Winslow, Orange County Register, May 9, 2018

After several hours of digging, Orange County Fire Authority firefighters recovered the body of a worker who was buried in a construction site accident in Lake Forest on Wednesday, authorities said.

The worker was believed to have been buried at a construction site at the intersection of Glenn Ranch Road and Viejo Ridge when a trench on the site collapsed at 3 p.m., said OCFA Capt. Larry Kurtz. Backhoes were digging in the area when the ground caved in, he said.

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