UPDATE Victim Identified

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August 21, 2013


UPDATE – Victim Identified

The victim who died in yesterday’s construction accident has been identified as Juan Francisco Cerna Alfaro, 36, of Falls Church.

 Man Dies in Construction Accident

McLean Police District – Around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, Fairfax County Police and Fire Rescue Department units responded to a vacant home in the 1000 block of Kinglet Court for a report of a construction accident.

Upon arrival an adult male was found deceased in a trench next to the home.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the man and several other co-workers were digging a trench when the man fell into the trench and dirt collapsed around him.

The trench is about 15 feet deep.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigators responded. The investigation continues.

The victim’s identity will be confirmed pending recovery of the body and notification of next of kin.


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