UPDATE: One man dies underneath collapsed concrete in Petrolia - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

UPDATE: One man dies underneath collapsed concrete in Petrolia

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PETROLIA, TX (KAUZ) -

One man died after being trapped underneath concrete while working on a home in Petrolia.

According to Clay County officials, a home repair crew from Wichita Falls was on site to level a concrete porch in the 400 block of North Highway 79. While they were preparing to put equipment in place to perform the job, a substructure was discovered underneath the porch.

A day laborer was underneath the porch which collapsed after being loosened in the earlier digging.

The victim has not been identified and Clay County officers are working to find out the man’s name and notify his next of kin. His body has been sent to have an autopsy performed.

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