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Three Dead At Underground Work Site In Keys

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DAVID GOODHUE
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Keys Reporter
A woman comforts a man at the site of Monday’s tragedy in Key Largo during which three utility workers died in a wastewater trench. ";

Three contracted utility workers died Monday morning following an incident inside a wastewater trench in a Key Largo subdivision.

Rescue workers early Monday morning were also evacuating people in the immediate area because of a possible gas leak, said Deputy Becky Herrin, public information officer with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

The subdivision is on the bayside of mile marker 106 in Key Largo.

Read more with our news partner the Miami Herald.