Update: Two killed in trench accident

BOISE, Idaho - Two people are dead after a construction accident in Ada County.

The Boise Fire Department says a crew was working in a trench near the corner of Gary Ln. and Hill Rd. installing a utility line when the trench collapsed on them.

Two people were completely buried and were killed.  A third person was only partially buried and was rescued and taken to the hospital.  There is no word on their condition at this time.

After working to stabilize the trench the Boise Fire Department was able to recover the bodies of the people buried in the accident.

OSHA representatives were on scene after the incident, watching as the fire department worked while also inspecting the construction site.

 

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