The bodies of two workers have been recovered from a sewage trench that collapsed in the Ellis County city of Hays.
Hays Director of Finance Kim Rupp said that emergency crews responded to a 911 call shortly after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and found three people trapped in the collapsed trench.
Rupp said the first body was recovered around 5:45 p.m. and the second body was recovered just before 10 p.m.
One person was rescued and taken to a hospital. That person's condition is not immediately known.
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The city has not released the names of the three people.
The city said that sewer line repairs were taking place in the area at the time of the incident.