California contractor may face criminal charges after worker killed in mud avalanche

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A 37-year-old carpenter working in a 12-foot ditch was killed after it caved in, crushing him.

February 10, 2012

A 37-year-old carpenter working in a 12-foot ditch was killed after it caved in, crushing him. The accident at a Milpitas, Calif. home work site occurred after the contractor ignored a stop work order issued by the city due to unsafe conditions. The contractor had its license supended and may face criminal charges.

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