Official: body of 1 worker found at site of Virginia building colapse

CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- The body of one worker has been found after part of a retail and residential building under construction in a Richmond suburb collapsed.

Chesterfield County Fire Lt. Matt Coffin said Wednesday he did not know if the body was that of one worker who had not been accounted for. He said crews continue to carefully search the rubble, and have not ruled out the possibility that other workers may be trapped.

Initial reports to 911 dispatchers stated that a dozen workers were inside when a 60-foot-section came crashing down around noon.

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