Pequannock trench collapse traps man for several hours

Rocks and gravel trapped A 61 year old sub contractor up to his waist for over three hours when a construction trench collapsed behind the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pequannock yesterday morning. First Responders got the call and arrived just after 9AM. Rescue crews used metal panels to stabilize the rocks and gravel surrounding the man. He was pulled out of the trench by 12 noon and taken to the hospital. Pequannock Police Captain Dan Comune told the man was alert and "in good spirits" throughout the ordeal.


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