Metro-East News

Trench collapse: Man trapped up to his neck in dirt for 5 hours

A man was rescued Sunday evening after being stuck in an 18-foot-deep trench in South St. Louis.

Firefighters say a trench behind a home in the 3300 block of Wyoming Street near Roosevelt High School collapsed, trapping a 36-year-old man for five hours.

More on the trench collapse and rescue here.