• trench rescue May 8

    Authorities ID Construction Worker Who Died in Newton Wall Collapse

    The construction worker who died when a concrete wall at a construction site at a home in a Boston suburb collapsed on him has been identified as a 55-year-old Billerica man. The man who died Thursday in Newton was identified by the Middlesex district attorney’s office Friday as Russell Harron. Family members say Harron was a father of three....

  • trench rescue May 7

    Construction Worker Killed After Trench Wall Collapses at Newton Home

    A construction worker died Thursday when a concrete and gravel wall collapsed on him, pinning him to the ground where he was working on a home in Newton, Massachusetts, authorities said. Crews were called to conduct a trench rescue at the construction site located at 316 Winchester St. around 8:30 a.m. Rescuers needed specialized equipment to try and get to…

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