ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Edgecombe County say a man was killed when the walls of a trench collapsed on him in Rocky Mount.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office told multiple media outlets that it was notified of the collapse at about 11:45 a.m. Monday.
Deputies responded to the scene, as did three fire departments and emergency medical personnel.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.