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Northern York County Regional Police

A man was killed while conducting excavation at a home under construction in York County, according to Northern York County Regional Police.

Police identified the man as Shane Hockensmith, 30, of New Oxford. Police said he was found dead, pinned by the bucket portion of a skid steer in the first block of Beaver Creek Road in Paradise Township at 4:13 p.m. Monday.

Police said a preliminary investigation showed Hockensmith was conducting excavation, but it is unknown how he became pinned underneath the skid steer.

Police said the investigation into the death continues.