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2 dead in Lowell Township trench collapse

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Posted at 10:26 PM, Apr 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-29 23:14:06-04

LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two men are dead after a trench collapse in Lowell Township Friday night.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says the collapse happened on 60th Street east of Snow Avenue at around 8:30 p.m.

We’re told rescue crews arrived to discover that two men had already died. They were 59 and 68 years old.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office tells us the two workers were digging the trench for drainage when the incident occurred.

The incident remains under investigation.

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