Man hit by falling tree limb at Gastonia golf course dies

Man hit by falling tree limb at Gastonia golf course dies

Man hit by falling tree limb at Gastonia golf course dies

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 18 at 7:04 PM

GASTONIA, N.C. -- A man has died after a falling tree limb struck him, according to the Gastonia Police Department.

Police say the victim was cutting trees at the Apple Creek Golf Course in Gaston County Tuesday afternoon.

The 63-year-old man, identified as Joe Ratchford, was found unconscious. He later succumbed to his injuries.
 

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