One person killed in heavy equipment accident in Bladen County

Police say no foul play involved in heavy equipment accidental death
Published: Apr. 26, 2022 at 9:10 PM EDT
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BLADEN COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A fatality occurred at a home right off the intersection of Mooretown Road and Highway 87 involving heavy moving equipment.

According to the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, two workers were dismantling a burned mobile home and the track hoe operator swung the bucket and struck the victim by accident, killing them.

The 61-year-old victim’s name has not been disclosed due to pending notification of family. The sheriff’s office said Wednesday that no foul play was found.

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