BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on two workers killed in Boston after the trench where they were working flooded. (all times local):
A company involved in a water main break in Boston's South End that killed two workers has a history of safety violations.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration records show that Atlantic Drain Services, of Boston, has received citations for workers lacking oxygen underground and for conditions that could lead to cave-ins.
Records show the company faces tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid fines for violations reaching back to at least 2012.
A call placed to the company Saturday was not immediately returned.
The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2et2Cr3) reports the two men have been identified by their family members as 47-year-old Robert Higgins and 53-year-old Kelvin Mattocks.
They were trapped Friday when a pipe ruptured and the trench they were in rapidly filled with water.
Two workers in Boston have died after a water main gave way and flooded a trench where they were working.
The Boston Fire Department recovered the bodies Friday night in the South End neighborhood after several hours of painstaking work. The workers have not been identified.
Fire department spokesman Steve MacDonald says when fire crews arrived the workers were trapped in a trench that was rapidly filling with water. The trench was estimated to be about 12- to 15-feet deep.
Boston Police, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office will be investigating the cause of the deadly incident.