Man dies in Fresno Co trench accident

October 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man is dead following a bizarre trench accident in Fresno County.

Sheriff's deputies say 57-year-old Dennis Cowley was helping his friend dig a trench on Spearhead Road in Prather near Auberry when the sides collapsed on him.

Investigators say dirt buried Cowley and killed him. Fire crews were called in to recover his body.