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Man killed in trench collapse near Rocky Mount

It happened at a pond construction site.

A man was killed Monday in a collapse at a pond construction site on Red Barn Lane near Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County.

Pictures from Chopper 11 showed excavation equipment around an area that appeared to be digging for the pond spillway system.

Authorities said 36-year-old Edward Patrick Webb of Edgecombe County was installing an overflow pipe at a new pond site when the accident happened.

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