A trench collapsed killing a 27-year old York County construction worker in Manheim Township, Lancaster County at Worthington at Township Square along Oregon Pike at Royer Road. The construction worker was laying residential water lines in the 10-foot deep trench when it caved in. The worker was employed by York Excavating Company in Windsor Township. Co-workers tried to free him but were unsuccessful. They were barred from the area when emergency crews arrived because of the instability of the trench.
As York Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, Freeburn & Hamilton’s heart goes out to the victim’s family. We are truly saddened by this horrible tragedy. Workers’ compensation, personal injury and wrongful death cases are complex and difficult. If you or anyone you know has suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to a workers’ compensation injury contact Freeburn & Hamilton. Freeburn & Hamilton, your York Workers’ Compensation Attorneys is committed to providing excellent legal service in the pursuit of the maximum compensation permitted by law.