- Associated Press - Monday, February 26, 2018

STERLING HEIGHS, Mich. (AP) - Rescue personnel are working to free a construction worker caught in a trench collapse in suburban Detroit.

Sterling Heights Police said the worker was part of a private crew that they say is working to demolish a building when the trench collapsed around 1:40 p.m. Monday.

Police say workers were digging the trench when it caved in with one of them inside. Police said the crew was using a front-end loader and removing old, underground pipes from a long-abandoned building.

The worker’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

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