Torres was killed in an unshored trench that collapsed while he was working on a sewer connection.
District Attorney Ira Reiner
Incident Type: Trench Collapse
County: Los Angeles
State: CA
Date: July 24, 1986
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First Last Age Title Employer Injury Type
Gilberto Torres 30 Unavailable Atlas Cesspools Fatality
Name Type Title Plea Info. Conviction Sentence
Jeffrey Alan Gonterman Individual Manager Pleaded no contest Sentenced to 90 days in county jail and three years formal probation. Required as a condition of probation to adopt and implement a comprehensive accident prevention plan.
Crimes Charged: Penal Crimes: Involuntary Manslaughter
Other Crimes: Unavailable