HAYS, Kan. (AP) Authorities have released the names of two workers who died in a sewage trench collapse in Hays.
The city said that sewer line repairs were taking place in the area at the time of Tuesday’s trench collapse. The victims have been identified as 44-year-old Aaron Pfannenstiel and 66-year-old James “Jake” Jacobs, both of Hays. Another worker was injured in the collapse.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating.