1 Killed In Trench Collapse At Welch College

Posted at 3:43 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 19:32:53-04

A trench at Welch College in Sumner County collapsed, killing the person inside.

Officials with Sumner County EMS said their efforts moved from a rescue to a recovery around 3:40 p.m. Friday.

Officials said the man was was repairing a water line next to the gym when the trench he was working in collapsed, trapping him under ground. His identity was released.

The construction was being done by Southland Constructors.