Construction Accident

On Thursday, January 14, 2016 a home project went terribly wrong in New Lebanon, New York.

According to authorities the victim, a 38 year old New Lebanon man, was attempting to help a family member install footing drainage around a home on Route 5. The man was working from a ditch when the sides of the trench collapsed, burying him in debris.

First responders and family members desperately tried to save the victim but unfortunately were unsuccessful.