Person dies working in trench

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported trench rescue at 404 Mockingbird Valley Road in Louisville.

MetroSafe tells us the call came in around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon of one person is trapped after some sort of material fell on them.

WAVE News has learned that person died at the scene.

According to the St. Matthews Fire Department, the accident happened at the historic Duncan Estate. Crews were waterproofing and digging on one side of the unoccupied home when a concrete wall for a basement window gave way, crushing the victim.

We have a crew on the scene and will bring you more information when it becomes available.

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