Man, 66, Injured When Trench Wall Collapses

May 1, 2013, 6:44 PM HST
* Updated May 1, 6:45 PM
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A 66-year-old man was injured this morning in Kailua-Kona when an 8-foot-deep trench in which he was working collapsed.

Capt. Lyle Loyola of the Makalei fire station said paramedics responding to a 10:09 a.m. call found the employee of the E.M. Rivera & Sons contracting company with facial injuries and breathing difficulties.

The utility trench was being dug along Kaiminani Drive.

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