Orange Fire Department crews have recovered the body of a man who died when a wall of the swimming pool he was digging in Orange collapsed around him.
The collapse was first reported at 10:52 a.m. Saturday in the 6200 block of East Cliffway Drive, said Orange Fire Capt. Ryan O’Connor. The man was digging with four other men when part of a wall collapsed around him, and he was buried up to his shoulders, O’Connor said.
Early Sunday morning, firefighters called a construction company to bring in a crane to help them haul out thousands of pounds of dirt from the backyard where the pool is located, the Orange County Register reported.Read NBC Los Angeles
Firefighters Recover Body of Man Killed in Swimming Pool Wall Collapse