A 36-year-old Adelphi, Md. man has died of injuries sustained earlier today in a construction accident at the City of Baltimore's Back River Wastewater Treatment plant.

The Baltimore Environmental Police have identified the victim as Transito Rodriguez Cruz. 

Baltimore County Fire and EMS units were dispatched at 12:09 p.m. to a confined space rescue in the 8200 block of Eastern Ave, 21224. The victim was working in a large, secured trench on a construction project the at treatment plant when he was struck by the bucket of an excavator.

EMS crews immediately provided advanced medical care and transported him to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

The incident remains under investigation by both the Baltimore Environmental Police and the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration.