Construction worker trapped in trench dies

Posted at 2:36 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 19:48:14-05

A construction worker trapped in a collapsed trench at a construction site along Mound Road between 18 Mile and 19 Mile roads has died. 

Police shut down the south lanes of Mound Road at 19 Mile Road as rescue efforts were underway. They remained in place until the body was recovered around 7:30 p.m.

WXYZ has learned the worker was contracted by a private firm to lay trench and bring power to a new construction site. 

The name of the worker has not been released.