Chicago water department worker killed in trench collapse

Feb. 14, 2017
A Northwest Side trench collapse killed the city worker. 

CHICAGO, FEBRUARY 14, 2017 -- A bricklayer for the city Water Management Department died this week when a trench he was working in collapsed around him. The Chicago Tribune reports that Konrad Tucharski, 40, died while working on a sewer replacement project.

The Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident, which occurred around 1 p.m. Monday.

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