Ground worker dies after being hit by falling tree limb

Summerfield, NC – 43 year old William Hugh Holland died after being hit by a falling tree limb. Holland was standing in front of a bucket truck in the fall zone. One of the trees started to fall and knocked off several large limbs near the tree. One of those limbs fell and struck Holland. He was standing in an area that was out of site from the individual cutting the tree. Co-workers saw Holland a short time after the accident and immediately attempted to resuscitate him. When emergency personnel arrived they pronounced him dead at the scene.

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