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.