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Raleigh man dies in septic tank

Posted June 3, 2009 6:22 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man died Wednesday after falling into a septic tank.

Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said officers and emergency personnel were called to 3416 Oates Drive at approximately 1:30 p.m.

They found Ernest M. Garrett, 80, dead at the scene. His death appears to have been an accident, Sughrue said.