Police release name of company in fatal trench collapse

GREENWICH - Greenwich police have released today the name of the Stamford construction company involved in yesterday's trench accident that left one person dead and another injured.

Police say Edwin Sosa Construction sent 27-year-old Eric Chinchilla to do renovations at 2 MacPherson Drive.

Chinchilla was crushed to death when a trench collapsed at around 3 p.m. yesterday. Police say 90 percent of his body was covered with debris.

It took emergency workers 90 minutes to recover Chinchilla's body from the 8 to 10-foot hole. Another worker was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Police have turned over jurisdiction in the case to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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