North Carolina father dies after breaking his neck at beach

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A North Carolina father-of-six has died in a freak accident while swimming at the beach after an intense wave struck him and caused him to break his neck.

Lee Dingle, 37, had been playing in the water with three of his children at Oak Island on Friday when the wave slammed into him.

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The force of the wave caused him to smash his head into the sand and break his neck.

His throat started to swell and deprived his brain of oxygen for too long.

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Dingle's wife Shannon described it as a 'freak accident' and said some of their children had tried to save him immediately after.

'My partner, my love, and my home died today after a freak accident,' she tweeted.

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'Lee was playing on the beach with three of our kids yesterday, and an intense wave hit him just right to slam his head into the sand and break...
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