GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Emergency crews have recovered a man’s body following a trench collapse Wednesday in Grain Valley, Missouri.
Chip Portz with the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District tells FOX4 they responded to the trench collapse just before noon in the 600 block of SW Hillside Drive.
About 25 minutes after arriving on scene, they transitioned from a rescue effort to a recovery effort on a man trapped in the trench collapse.
Crews recovered the victim’s body around 8 p.m. The name of the victim has not been identified at this time.
Portz said this happened during construction on a house.
OSHA is on scene conducting an investigation.
FOX4 has a crew on the scene and will update as new details become available.
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