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2 construction workers buried after Phoenix trench collapse

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Posted at 2:28 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 17:28:25-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix firefighters say crews are trying to recover the bodies of two construction workers after a trench collapse.

Capt. Rob McDade says the incident happened mid-day Thursday at a housing construction site in the area of Missouri and 107th avenues.

Officials confirmed two workers were buried as a result of the collapse. McDade says technical rescue teams are working on a “long process” of body recovery. No other details were released.