Victim identified in fatal trench collapse in Wyoming
WYOMING, Mich. – Police have identified the victim in Monday’s construction accident in Wyoming.
A trench collapse at a residence on Jordan Street SW near Division Avenue Monday afternoon. Police say that Christopher Godfrey, 30, was buried under the collapse and was killed. A second man, Russell Godfrey, 53, was trapped and partially buried, but was able to be rescued by firefighters and medical personnel.
The two men were working on a sewer line on the property at the time of the collapse. The cause of the collapse is still under investigation.