(June 4, 2018)- A utility worker who died in a manhole on Friday has been identified.

Cape Coral Police Detectives are still investigating the incident that resulted in the death of Antonio M. Pimentel, 53, of Cape Coral on Friday afternoon. Detectives do not believe foul play is involved.

On Friday, Cape Coral Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a call of a man down in the 800 block of NW 13th Avenue.  Responders found Pimentel unconscious at the bottom of a manhole.  A co-worker was unable to remove Pimentel from the manhole.  When rescuers were able to get to Pimentel, he was found to be deceased.

The investigation is ongoing.  Next of kin have been notified.


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