Man identified in deadly retaining wall collapse in Sandy

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SANDY, Utah (News4Utah) – Unified Police have identified  the 42-year-old man that was killed a retaining wall collapse in Sandy Friday afternoon. 

The victim has been identified as Vicente Santoyo of Salt Lake City.

Unified Police were dispatched to 2791 Ksel Drive in Sandy around 2 p.m. on report of an industrial accident. 

Contractors were working behind a home when they say the ground gave way, knocked a retaining wall down and crushed a worker. Santoyo man died on scene. 

Unified police are working with Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials to stabilize the ground, so they can conduct their investigation. 

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