JARRELL, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: As of around 1:17 p.m., FOX 44 News has learned that two men have died after being trapped in a 24-foot deep trench in Jarrell.

The incident happened at a construction site near the frontage road close to 13700 northbound Interstate 35, at Exit #275. According to the Jarrell Police Department’s Facebook page, emergency crews from the City responded at 8:39 a.m. Tuesday, and called for additional assistance from the Georgetown, Round Rock, and Austin Fire Departments’ technical rescue crews and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office to help with recovery efforts.

The Temple Police Department tells us that they received a call about the incident at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday, and that Temple Fire and Rescue has sent a Special Operations team to assist.

FOX 44 News will have more information as it becomes available.