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Man dies in trench collapse in east-central Wisconsin

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KAUKAUNA, Wis. (AP) -- A construction worker has died after a trench he was working in collapsed on him in east-central Wisconsin.
   The Kaukauna Fire Department says emergency responders were sent to the site in Kaukauna about 3 p.m. Tuesday. But Assistant Fire Chief Chad Gerrits says the man, believed to be in his 40s, had already died by the time responders arrived.
   Post-Crescent Media reports crews were still working to pull the man's body from the trench as of early evening.
   Gerrits says the 10-foot-deep trench collapsed on the man while he was doing construction worker. Another man found him and called 911. When police arrived, the other man was trying to dig him out.
   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was also on scene and will be doing its own investigation.
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