Construction Worker Dies After Trench Collapse in Va.
McLEAN, Va. — Police have identified the man who died at a residential construction site in McLean Tuesday.
The victim is identified as Juan Francisco Cerna Alfaro, 36, of Falls Church.
Fairfax County Police spokesman Bud Walker said police were called to a home Tuesday morning on Kinglet Court in McLean.
Officers and fire crews arrived to find Alfaro dead in a 15-foot trench next to a home on the street.
Walker says the investigation is in its early stages, but it appears that Alfaro and several co-workers were digging the trench when he fell in, causing dirt to collapse around him.
Police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the death.
A similar accident occurred in Severn, Md. Monday.
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