February 7, 2023

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TRENCH COLLAPSE: 1 person killed, 1 injured in Greeley trench collapse

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GREELEY, Colo. (KDVR) — One person was killed and one person was injured after a trench collapsed in Greeley on Saturday.

According to the Greeley Fire Department, firefighters were called to the 1900 block of East 16th Street shortly before noon on reports of a trench collapse with a person trapped.

When firefighters arrived, they found a trench that was six feet deep. GFD said a portion of the trench wall had collapsed and trapped one person inside.

Additional emergency personnel from Platte Valley Fire Protection District, Windsor Severance Fire Rescue, and Poudre Fire Authority were called along with Greeley’s trench collapse trailer.

Crews worked to stabilize the trench walls, and after a few…

Morgan Whitley

2022-08-13 16:38:13

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