1 dead, 1 hurt in beach sand collapse
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 7:21 AM EDT|Updated: May. 18, 2022 at 5:47 PM EDT
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (Gray News) - One person is dead and another hurt after a sand collapse at a New Jersey beach.
Authorities said the siblings were digging in the sand when they became trapped.
A person who helped in the rescue said the hole was about 6 feet deep, and many bystanders tried to dig them out, KYW reported.
Emergency crews worked to free them and were able to rescue a 17-year-old girl. Her 18-year-old brother, identified as Levi Caverley, died at the scene, KYW said.
Police say the two were visiting from Maine with family.
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