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Coroner IDs worker killed in trench collapse at northwest Las Vegas construction site

OSHA confirmed worker death near Kyle Canyon and Oso Blanca
Published: Mar. 31, 2022 at 1:40 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Update (April 19): Clark County coroner has ruled Rigoberto Ramos death an accident.

UPDATE (APRIL 1): Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says multiple agencies responded to a trench collapse.

It happened just off the US-95 at Kyle Canyon Road.

Officials says crews worked for nearly five hours to recover a construction worker.

The Clark County Coroner’s office on Friday identified the worker as Rigoberto Canas Ramos, 32, of Las Vegas. His cause and manner of death is still pending.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a workplace death Thursday afternoon.

Nevada OSHA spokesperson Teri Williams confirmed there was a fatal workplace incident March 31 near Kyle Canyon and Oso Blanca Roads. Williams said officials were dispatched to the site to open an investigation.

Additional details weren’t immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.