Man dies after getting caught in machinery on boat off of Kure Beach

Man dies after getting caught in machinery on boat off of Kure Beach

KURE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A man died after getting caught in machinery on a boat off of Kure Beach Sunday night.

According to Petty Officer Andy Kendrick, the Coast Guard responded to a report of a boater in distress shortly after 8 p.m.

Petty Officer Kendrick said the boat was located near Zeke’s Island off of Kure Beach.

The man got caught in a winch and died as a result of his injuries.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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