KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A man died after getting caught in machinery on a commercial fishing boat near Kure Beach over the weekend, according to the US Coast Guard.
USCG Petty Officer Andy Kendrick says a crew responded to a report of a distressed boater around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Petty Ofc. Kendrick said the boat was located between the Fort Fisher ferry landing and Zeke’s Island.
The man reportedly got caught in a winch and died as a result of his injuries.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
USCG says no foul play is suspected.