Utility worker killed after trench collapsed in Rosenberg

A utility worker is dead after a trench collapsed on top of him in Rosenberg near FM 2218 and Bryan Rd.

Police say they got the call about an industrial accident around 12:23 p.m. EMS says first responders were on the scene within five minutes working to save the man's life.

(FOX 26 Houston)

The man killed in this accident was a contracted employee of a telecommunications company. Police say the trench that collapsed in on the man was five feet wide and eight feet deep.