Iowa Trench Collapse Victim Identified

July 9, 2013

Waterloo, Iowa, authorities have released the name of a construction worker who died after a trench collapse.

The city director of fire services, Pat Treloar, identified the worker as 35-year-old Deea Lauritzen, of Jesup.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the accident occurred Friday afternoon as Lauritzen was helping to install a sewer line as part of a housing project.

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