- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2016

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.

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