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A 30-year-old construction worker (face down, lower middle) was killed Wednesday when he was buried by a cave-in at a construction site on the 1400 block of Sunset Blvd. in Echo Park. Jesus Flores of El Monte was helping to dig foundations for an apartment house when part of the hillside caved in on top of him. Flores was knocked face down and buried under more than two feet of earth. Fellow workers tried feverishly to clear Flores' face. Paramedics who arrived a few minutes later, helped to clear the earth away to chest level and tried to revive him without success. Photograph dated January 8, 1987.
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