North Carolina father dies after breaking his neck at beach

Father-of-six is killed after breaking his neck when a wave crashed into him while he was swimming at a North Carolina beach with his children Lee Dingle, 37, was struck by an intense wave while swimming at Oak Island in North Carolina on Friday 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  Dingle's wife Shannon described it as a 'freak accident' and said some of their children had tried to save him immediately after  They have six children together, including four adopted and two biological 

By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

Published: 02:29 BST, 22 July 2019 | Updated: 06:29 BST, 22 July 2019

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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. 

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. 

Lee Dingle, 37, died on Friday after he broke his neck while swimming at Oak Island in North Carolina. Dingle and his wife Shannon have six children, including four adopted and two biological

Lee Dingle, 37, died on Friday after he broke his neck while swimming at Oak Island in North Carolina. Dingle and his wife

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