Police and firefighters in columbia city responded to the 464 south main st. Wfft three people in columbia city are dead after being trapped in a sewer manhole tuesday morning.
Crews were called there just before 9 a m.
3 construction workers killed in columbia city indiana. Many workers brave considerable risks when performing their jobs especially those who use manholes as entry points to utility controls and city infrastructure. In one tragic example of these risks three indiana men were recently killed after they became trapped in a manhole in columbia city indiana. Ap a coroner has identified a father and son as two of the three men who died after becoming trapped in a manhole while working on a sewer project in northeastern indiana s columbia city.
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The identities of those killed were not immediately released. Columbia city indiana officials say three men were killed on a construction site after they were trapped 20 feet underground in a sewer manhole with 5 feet of water. Police firefighters in columbia city responded to the 400 block of south main street regarding workers who were trapped in a pipe.
On a report of an utility accident where three workers were trapped in a sewer manhole according to the columbia city mayor s office. Regarding workers who were trapped in a manhole. Fort wayne s nbc officials say three contractors hired for a storm sewer project have died after being trapped in a manhole in columbia city.
The city of columbia city extends heartfelt condolences to the. Crosby excavating of fort wayne workers killed in construction accident. 3 indiana workers dead after becoming trapped in a manhole.
Wfft first responders in columbia city were working to save three men who became trapped in a pipe tuesday morning. This is the location of the parking lot at whitley county consolidated schools transportation building. Fort wayne fire dept.
According to fort wayne fire department a rescue team was called out to a work site in columbia city just before 9 a m tuesday with a report that three people were trapped in a sewer manhole. The workers died at the. Spokesperson adam o connor said their technical rescue team was called to assist crews in columbia city after three people were reported trapped in a sewer.