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Worker expected to be OK after manufactured home collapses on him in Buckeye

Buckeye worker home collapse
Posted at 9:56 AM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 20:10:41-04

BUCKEYE, AZ — A worker will be OK after a manufactured home collapsed while he was working on it Tuesday morning in Buckeye, according to the Buckeye Police Department.

In a Tuesday afternoon tweet, Buckeye police said the 21-year-old worker was listed in stable condition at the hospital and was considered to have non-life-threatening injuries. Previously, Buckeye police said the man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Emergency crews responded to Clayton Homes, a manufacturing company near Southern Avenue and Miller Road, shortly before 9 a.m. after receiving reports of an injured person.

Authorities said a 21-year-old man was working inside a home when it suddenly fell on it, trapping him beneath it.

Buckeye police said it is investigating the cause of the collapse alongside the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Watch aerial video of the scene from Tuesday morning in the player below.

Editor's note: Buckeye police initially reported the name of the business involved was Schultz Manufacturing, but later clarified it was Clayton Homes. The story has since been updated.