A collapse can happen anytime people aren’t aware of the dangers

A man in Morgan, MI was pulled out of a trench after it collapsed, trapping him in the trench at his property near South Morgan Valley Drive. A nearby man who called 911 shortly after the collapse. The trench was 12 feet deep and not properly shored. After falling into the trench, the dirt collapsed on top of the man trapping him underground.

Morgan County Sheriff’s deputies and local neighbors grabbed shovels and worked to dig down to the man so that he could breath. Because of the pressure on his chest, the man had lost color in his skin by the time the rescuers reached him.