SHOREHAM, Long Island (WABC) -- A worker died while replacing a cesspool at a home on Long Island Saturday.
Police say 60-year-old Kurt Peiscopgrau was helping install the cesspool in Shoreham in Suffolk County, when the ground suddenly gave way and trapped him underground.
By the time emergency workers arrived at the scene, there was no hope.
They recovered his body several hours later.
Worker dies while replacing cesspool in Suffolk County, Long Island