River Falls man dies after trench collapse ThursdayA 19-year-old rural River Falls man died Thursday when a trench collapsed on him.
A 19-year-old rural River Falls man died Thursday when a trench collapsed on him. James Tilson was pronounced dead at the scene of the trench collapse at a home in Gilman Township, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. The department was notified of the collapse around noon. Spring Valley Fire Department and Ambulance Services assisted at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.