SEVERE WX: Wind Chill Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

One person dead in Morrow trench collapse, Warren County officials say

One person died when a trench collapsed in a Morrow neighborhood Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson from the Warren C...

Posted: Dec. 29, 2017 10:58 AM
Updated: Dec. 29, 2017 10:58 AM

One person died when a trench collapsed in a Morrow neighborhood Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson from the Warren County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

A trench in the Woodlands at Morrow neighborhood collapsed around 12:05 p.m. Thursday, according to dispatchers.

Construction crews were at the scene of the trench on Anne Marie Drive when it collapsed, as shown in Chopper 9's aerial video. The equipment and trucks at the scene say "JK Excavating."

Hamilton County Urban Search and Rescue arrived at the scene just after 1:15 p.m.

Just before 3 p.m., Lt. John Faine said the mission is now, officially, a mission to recover the deceased person's body.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 11° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: -4°
Kokomo
Clear
-2° wxIcon
Hi: 9° Lo: 3°
Feels Like: -15°
Rensselaer
Overcast
10° wxIcon
Hi: 11° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 1°
Fowler
Overcast
10° wxIcon
Hi: 10° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 1°
Williamsport
Clear
-3° wxIcon
Hi: 13° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: -3°
Crawfordsville
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 16° Lo: 11°
Feels Like: 3°
Frankfort
Broken Clouds
wxIcon
Hi: 9° Lo: 6°
Feels Like: -5°
Delphi
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 9° Lo: 6°
Feels Like: -11°
Monticello
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 8° Lo: 5°
Feels Like: -11°
Logansport
Clear
wxIcon
Hi: 8° Lo: 4°
Feels Like: -8°
Winter Storm Warning is up for the entire viewing area.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events