FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WABC) -- A construction worker died after being buried alive when a trench collapsed.
It happened at a construction site in Franklin Township late Monday afternoon.
The victim was working on the outside of a home on Neuville Drive when the walls of the 12-foot-deep trench collapsed in on him.
The man was trapped for more than an hour before firefighters could reach him.
He died at the scene.
Construction worker killed in Franklin Township trench collapse