The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that Steven Dale Slee, 28, a construction worker who was rescued from a trench on Thursday has died from his injuries.
A previous post reported that Slee was injured when 7,000 pounds of compacted dirt fell on him, pinning him in a trench. The Rainier Vista construction project where Slee was working was at 33rd Avenue South and South Oregon Street in South Seattle. Seattle Firefighters freed Slee and rushed him to Harborview Medical Center, but he died of his injuries.
The State Department of Labor and Industries is conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
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