LOS ANGELES, CA (June 13, 2023) – Wednesday morning, Javier Calderon Casas was killed and two others were hospitalized following a work accident on Glenoaks Boulevard.

Fire units responded to the incident around 8:50 a.m. at 100500 Glenoaks Boulevard, near Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Pacoima.

According to Los Angeles Fire Department, a cinder block wall collapsed and trapped one of the workers underneath.

The Urban Search and Rescue Unit worked for at least an hour using hydraulic-powered tools to extricate the worker. Tragically, the trapped worker succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

Meanwhile, two more patients, determined to be 42 and 45-year-olds, were rushed to a hospital for minor injuries.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the deceased worker as 49-year-old Javier Calderon Casas of San Bernardino.

The Los Angeles Police Department and Cal-OSHA continue to investigate the cause of the collapse. Officials will release additional information once made available to the public.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Javier Calderon Casas. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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