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Man dies after partial collapse at excavation trench in Lindstrom, Minnesota

Authorities were able to extricate the man, but he died before being transported to a hospital.
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LINDSTROM, Minn. — A 48-year-old man died after a partial excavation trench collapse Tuesday evening at a site where workers were constructing an apartment building in Lindstrom, Minn.

According to a press release from the Lakes Area Police Department, the partial collapse happened just before 4:30 p.m. Authorities were able to extricate the man, but he died before being transported to a hospital. The name of the victim has not been released.

Officials say they are investigating the incident. 

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