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Workers killed in trench collapse in west Phoenix identified

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 12:29:33-04

PHOENIX — Authorities have named the two workers killed in a trench collapse in west Phoenix Thursday.

Technical rescue teams were called to a housing construction site near 107th and Missouri avenues for a body recovery mission after the trench collapsed..

Phoenix police say 36-year-old Alex Quaresma and 33-year-old Rudy Mori were killed in the incident.

It happened as a construction project was underway.

The Phoenix Police Department and Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) are investigating.