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Construction worker killed in freak accident

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 11:04 AM

The police are still trying to ascertain the identity of a man who died from injuries he received after the trench he was digging collapsed.

According to police reports, the incident happened at the Bogue Industrial Estate in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday.

The Montego Bay Police report that the man was digging a trench when it caved in, trapping him under the dirt and rubble.

It’s reported that with assistance he was freed and taken to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The police say the man is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 5 feet 8 inches tall.

He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and brown shoes at the time of the incident.

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