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Worker Killed When Grave Collapses On Top Of Him At Long Island Cemetery

A cemetery worker was killed when a grave he was working in collapsed on top of him.
A cemetery worker was killed when a grave he was working in collapsed on top of him. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Long Island cemetery worker was killed when a grave he was working on collapsed on top of him.

The accident took place around 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, when an employee at Washington Memorial Park, located at 855 Canal Road in Mount Sinai, was leveling out the bottom of a grave when the grave collapsed on him, said the Suffolk County Police.

The worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

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