Worker's Death Under Investigation

A North Carolina man has died after a boat fell on him as it was being loaded onto a trailer.

The Star-News of Wilmington reported that 25-year-old Ryan Lee Church of Wilmington died late Wednesday afternoon.

Officials said Church was trying to align the boat with a trailer when the boat fell, trapping him. Church was pronounced dead when emergency medical workers arrived.

New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy Charles Smith says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified of the death.


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