Construction company owner pleads guilty in November 2021 deadly trench collapse in Breckenridge

CBSCOLORADO.COM STAFF on August 04, 2023

The owner of a construction company, Peter Dillon, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a deadly trench collapse. The collapse happened in November 2021 in Breckenridge.

Marlon Diaz, 22, died when a trench collapsed while he and other crew members installed a sewer line.

According to a May 2002 citation, Dillon told OSHA his company did not have a written safety and health program and that he never conducted inspections.

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