Trench collapse injures Lake Park construction worker
A rural Lake Park construction worker is hospitalized after a trench collapse Monday afternoon.
The accident happened one mile east of Clay County, adjacent to Becker County Highway 14 at around 2:40 p.m.
52-year-old Anthony Nistler, who works for Olson Construction of Lake Park, was injured when a five-foot deep trench wall caved in on him while he was installing drain tile, burying him to his abdomen.
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon released a statement saying Nistler did receive serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
He was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo; his condition is unknown.
OSHA is investigating the accident.