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UPDATE: Authorities identify men killed in Jacksonville wall collapse

UPDATE: Authorities identify men killed in Jacksonville wall collapse
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POSTED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 2:05pm

UPDATED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 4:51pm

Two people have died in a construction site accident in Jacksonville Monday morning, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say a retainer wall collapsed at around 9 a.m. on County Road 3113.


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The victims, who are construction workers, have been identified as Donald Starling, 60, and Hollis Morris, 68, both of Tyler.

Rodney Morris, 45,  was taken to a Jacksonville hospital with minor injuries. He is the son Hollis Morris.

Officials say it took three hours to remove both bodies from underneath the debris.

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