• March 16, 2017

One Killed in Accidental Trench Collapse in Forest Glen/Chicago, IL

Forest Glen/Chicago, IL -- A trench collapse in the Forest Glen neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois took the life of an unidentified man Monday, March 13, 2017.

The report claims the man was working in a trench near Sauganash and Keeler attempting to replace a sewer line. For unknown reasons, the trench in which he was working caved in, trapping the man within.

Rescue units were able to transport the 41-year-old victim to a local hospital, but he succumbed a short time later.

The official investigation is ongoing.

Further information may become known as the investigation reaches its conclusion.

Officials are examining the details of the incident at this time.

map of the area


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