Man identified in trench collapse off Jeff Road


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — One person was killed in a collapsed trench Friday afternoon on Jeff Road, according to Huntsville Fire and Rescue.

The worker has been identified by the Madison County Coroner as Armando Aviles of Huntsville.

Crews responded to the scene around 1 p.m. at a construction site on Jeff Road, just south of Capshaw Road. Huntsville Fire Marshal Dan Wilkerson said the trench was 8 feet by 6 feet wide.

Huntsville, Madison and Monrovia firefighters all responded to recover his body from the trench.

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