WASHINGTON - A construction worker was killed after a trench collapsed at a D.C. construction site on Dexter Street in Northwest on Tuesday.
Chief John Donnelly briefs media that unfortunately this is now a recovery situation. We will remain on scene until victim is removed. pic.twitter.com/6rpXJ5bfgW— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) February 28, 2017
The trench collapsed at a construction site on the 4600 block of Dexter Street NW, off Foxhall Road.
Dexter St update. 1 worker trapped in trench collapse at construction site. Special Op beginning shoring ops. Trench very unstable. pic.twitter.com/9DoFpKSbDr— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) February 28, 2017
Crews still were working to remove his body as of 1 p.m. Tuesday.