Woman dead following trench collapse at Iowa site

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A woman has died after a trench collapsed at a construction site near Waterloo.

Cedar Rapids television station KGAN reports (http://bit.ly/17WeowF) that the trench collapsed Friday afternoon, killing a construction worker.

Authorities raced to help the woman, but it was too late by the time rescue crews arrived.

Waterloo fire Chief Pat Treloar says authorities are not releasing the woman’s name pending notification of her family members.

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Information from: KGAN-TV, http://www.kgan.com

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