Utility Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

WASHINGTON — A utility worker died after a trench collapsed Wednesday morning in Prince George’s County.

The man was trapped up to the chest in the trench on Neptune Avenue in the Oxon Hill area, according to the Prince George’s County Fire Department.

Fire and rescue crews remained on scene working to recover the man’s body.

County police said that the worker was performing utility work along the road at the time and police are investigating his death.

Neptune Avenue was closed between Kenmont Road and Dunster Drive.

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