Worker Killed in Trench Accident

Worker Killed in Trench Accident(St. Louis, Missouri) – Federal inspectors have been called to a trench collapse at a Washington, Missouri job site where one man was killed Wednesday.A new motel is being built on the site. Work had begun on the infrastructure for the laying of a sewer line. Bill Kluesner was working six to eight feet below ground when the dirt walls gave way.When rescuers arrived on the scene at Highway 100 and South Point Road, Bill Kluesner was still breathing. But officials say that didn’t last long.Kluesner, the owner and developer of project, was buried up to his chest in dirt.At the Amoco station about a mile from the accident scene they still can’t believe what’s happened. The Kluesner family owns this and several other gas stations and convenience stores.Bill Kluesner was alone, working on a sewer line in an unprotected trench, when the walls gave way.Dennis Cavin, of the Metro Washington Fire Department, says “he was trapped by a couple of tons of dirt.”No word on how long it will take federal inspectors to determine whether there were any violations on the site.An autopsy is supposed to be performed Wednesday night or Thursday.

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