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A worker at a Long Island cemetery was leveling the bottom of a grave when more than 7 feet of soil collapsed on him, burying him alive and leading to his death.
Rodwin Allicock, 42, had been working inside the grave at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai on Thursday when the freak accident occurred around 8:30 a.m., Suffolk County police shared in a news release.
Co-workers attempted to excavate the Coram resident from inside the tomb, which was more than six feet deep.Long Island cemetery worker Rodwin Allicock, 42, died Thursday after a grave he was digging collapsed, burying him under more than 7 feet of dirt.
Allicock had been working inside the grave at Washington Memorial Park on Mount Sinai when the +3 accident occurred.
First responders from four area fire departments arrived on the scene, along with representatives from the Suffolk County Police Emergency Service Section, but Allicok was unable to save himself.
Allicock was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical assistant with the Suffolk County Medical Center Office.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the incident in addition to the Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad.
According to their website, the Washington Memorial Park cemetery has been in operation for more than half a century.
Social media posts from family members reveal that Allicock was married with two teenage children. He is also survived by his sisters who live in Guyana.
According to his website, the Washington Memorial Park Cemetery has been in operation for more than half a century.
Rodwin Allicock Quicks And Facts
- Rodwin Allicock, 42, had been working inside the grave at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai Thursday when it collapsed on him at around 8.30am
- Co-workers attempted to dig the Coram resident from inside the grave, which was more than seven feet deep
- Despite life-saving efforts, Allicock was pronounced dead at the scene