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Holly Ridge man killed in construction accident in Surf City

Posted: Updated: April 29, 2014 07:55 AM

SURF CITY, NC (WECT) - According to the Surf City Police Department, a Holly Ridge man was killed Monday morning during a construction accident in Surf City.

Officials say Larry Kinkade, 53, was digging a pond with a trackhoe when the wall gave way flipping the heavy equipment onto Kinkade.

A neighbor called 911 after hearing a scream.

When emergency crews arrived they found Kinkade pinned underneath the trackhoe in two feet of water.

Officials completed their investigation and ruled it an accident.

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