Laborer crushed to death in worksite accident north of Athens

A 45-year-old Romanian laborer died on Friday after being crushed under tons of earth during repairs to the sewage system in the northern suburb of Anoixi, north of Athens.

Workers called for help and rescue workers were quickly sent to the scene but the laborer had died by the time his body was pulled from the pile of earth.

The exact circumstances of the incident remained unclear.