Daniel Accola http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Police: Worker falls ill in Maryland Heights, Mo. sewer, dies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-worker-falls-ill-maryland-heights-mo-sewer-dies <p>Authorities are investigating the death of a man found unresponsive while working inside a sewer in suburban St. Louis.</p><p>Police in Maryland Heights say 46-year-old Daniel Accola of Robertsville died at a hospital shortly before 11 a.m. Monday. That was about an hour after he fell ill with a co-worker in a new sewer line about 18 feet underground.</p><p>The other worker managed to make it out of the manhole under his own power.</p><p>Authorities say it&#39;s not immediately clear what caused Accola&#39;s death.</p> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:39:18 +0000 The Associated Press 2221 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police: Worker falls ill in Maryland Heights, Mo. sewer, dies