LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. -- Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead underneath a tractor trailer Monday afternoon in Crouse.

The Crouse Fire Department found 50-year-old Michael Queen's body in the 1800 block of George Brown Road around 2 p.m.

The Lincoln County Sheriffs Office ruled Queen's death as accidental. Deputies say he was crushed while working on his tractor-trailer.