Digges Development


Spencer Lunde, 16, died while working at a construction site, when an unsecured trench collapsed on him. Another adult male working at the site was injured. The incident occured at the site of a small housing development under construction on Solitaire Lane in Fairfax County, VA. The trench Lunde was working in was sloped 90 degrees straight down. Lunde and the adult male had to be extricated from the collapsed trench. Lunde was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Raymond Morrogh
Incident Type: Trench Collapse
County: Fairfax
State: VA
Date: July 23, 2019
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First Last Age Title Employer Injury Type
Spencer Lunde 16 Unknown Digges Development Corp. Fatality
Name Type Title Plea Info. Conviction Sentence
Thomas Digges Individual Owner This case will go to trial on or around 8/16/2021 This case will go to trial on or around 8/16/2021
Crimes Charged: Penal Crimes: Involuntary Manslaughter; Cruelty and Injuries to Children
Other Crimes: None