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A man working at this new home site in Casco Township died Wednesday after a trench collapsed, according to police.

SOUTH HAVEN — A worker from a South Haven construction company died Wednesday morning while working on a home-building project on Lakeshore Drive in Casco Township, according to police.

Allegan County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 9:34 a.m. to the report of a trench collapse on Lakeshore Drive in Casco Township, according to a sheriff’s department news release, after a deBest Inc. worker had become trapped in the trench.