Two Suffolk workers dead after being trapped in drain pipe

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SUFFOLK (WSLS 10) - Two workers at a Suffolk landfill are dead this morning after becoming trapped in a drain pipe.

The accident happened late yesterday morning.

Investigators say the workers got stuck in a vertical pipe about a mile from the landfill entrance.

It's not clear what the men were doing at the time of the accident.

Rescue crews worked for about three hours but were unable to save them.

A medical helicopter was also called to the scene but flew away empty.