TOMS RIVER, N.J. - Two teenage siblings were buried in the sand at a Jersey Shore beach when the hole they were digging caved in on them, police said. One teen died.
Police officers and medics responded to a beach entrance near Seaview Road in Toms River just after 4 p.m., according to the Toms River Police Department.
Crews rescued a 17-year-old girl from the sand, police posted on Facebook, but her brother, Levy Caverley, 18, died.
"The family was visiting from out of town and spent the afternoon at the beach," police said. "Emergency crews from neighboring towns also responded to the scene to assist in rescue efforts."
The condition of the girl was not released.
The family was visiting Toms River from Maine.
Video from SkyFOX showed more than a dozen emergency responders and a backhoe at the site.
(FOX 5 NY Photo)