Friday, July 5, 2013
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) -- A Gaffney man has died after a tree limb fell on him during a Fourth of July thunderstorm.
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says the victim was 34-year-old Paul Terrell Littlejohn.
Fowler says Littlejohn was hit by the large limb while standing under an oak tree in the yard of his home around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The limb fell about 25 feet during winds that were gusting to about 40 mph.
Littlejohn was taken to Novant Health-Gaffney Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.
(Copyright 2013, The Associated Press)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.