Worker rescued after being trapped in trench collapse at Brevard construction site, deputies say

Incident occurred at 4885 US-1 in Sharpes

A worker was trapped in a trench collapse at a Brevard County construction site Thursday afternoon. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A worker trapped in a trench collapse at a Brevard County construction site Thursday afternoon was rescued hours later, according to deputies.

The construction worker became trapped on 4885 U.S. 1 in Sharpes, the sheriff’s office said.

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According to deputies, the man is in stable condition and dispatchers successfully rescued him.

No other information is available at this time. Check back here for updates.


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