UPDATE: Authorities identify men killed in Jacksonville wall collapse
POSTED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 1:05pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 3:51pm
Jacksonville, Tx — 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.
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.