Worker killed in Staten Island trench collapse

June 21, 2012 9:36:42 AM PDT
A construction worker was killed in a trench collapse on Staten Island Thursday morning.

The site is located at Travis Avenue and Victory Boulevard in the Bulls Head section.

The 29-year-old worker was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital in cardiac arrest. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Crews were digging the trench in the parking lot of Lipsticks, a strip club, when it collapsed on top of the worker.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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