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A group of rescuers stand by as the body of a Leland Rumph is removed from a collapsed trench. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Crews Finally Recover Body From Collapsed Trench In Grosse Pointe Woods

The body of Leland Rumph was removed from the trench two days after he was killed while digging a sewer line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2014

Authorities are working around the clock to recover the body of 59-year-old Leland Rumph. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Recovery Of Construction Worker In Collapsed Trench Proves More Difficult For Authorities

Additional work to support the walls of the collapsed trench are needed before the construction worker can be recovered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

A worker carries plank to help in recovery of man killed in a trench collapse. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Crews Dig For Body In Grosse Pointe Woods Trench Collapse

Crews in Grosse Pointe Woods were still working to recover the body of a construction company owner a day after he was buried in a trench collapse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Crews Resume Effort To Recover Body Of Man Killed In Trench Collapse

Leland Rumph was digging a 20-foot deep sewer line for a new home when the earth around him collapsed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Construction Worker Killed When Trench Collapses In Grosse Pointe Woods

It happened around noon while the man working on digging a sewer line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2014

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Construction Worker Hospitalized After Trench Collapse In West Bloomfield

Fire officials say it appears the crew maybe have not been taking proper safety precautions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2014

File photo of construction worker at job site. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Worker In Novi Pulled To Safety After Trench Collapse

Officials say the 48-year old man had dirt up to his waist before he was pulled to safety.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

A worker is rescued from a trench after it collapses in Grosse Ile (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Grosse Ile Man Rescued From Collapsed Trench Dies

Police say the 56-year-old man who was trapped in a collapsed trench last week in Grosse Ile has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

A worker is rescued from a trench after it collapses in Grosse Ile (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Man In Critical Condition After Trench Collapses In Grosse Ile

A 56-year-old man is in critical condition after being rescued from a collapsed trench that he was working on in Grosse Ile.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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