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Published September 20, 2012, 03:59 PM

Man dies in industrial accident in gravel pit area near Hankinson

HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) — The Richland County Sheriff's Office says a man has died in an industrial accident after getting entangled in some equipment.

HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) — The Richland County Sheriff's Office says a man has died in an industrial accident after getting entangled in some equipment.

Sheriff's deputies were called to the gravel pit area about three miles southwest of Hankinson at 11:15 a.m. Thursday and found the man dead.

Authorities did not release his name.

The man's body was taken to the North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office in Bismarck and the investigation is continuing.

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