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    Police say worker dies installing cesspool on Long Island

    November 18, 2017

    SHOREHAM, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a worker has died after he became trapped under rubble during the installation of a cesspool on Long Island.

    Suffolk County police say a crew was installing a cesspool at a home in Shoreham when the ground gave way at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

    Police say 60-year-old Kurt Peiscopgrau became trapped underground. His body was recovered several hours later.

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified.

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