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Man dies after hitting tree on golf course

A 73-year-old Castlegar man died Sunday after suddenly falling into a 100-foot tree on a golf course in Rossland, B.C., according to the RCMP.

"The man tried to avoid the falling tree, but was unsuccessful. The man likely suffered immediate life-threatening injuries from the collision," RCMP said in a press release.

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He sprang into action and attempted to resuscitate the man using CPR and electronic medical equipment.

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Trail RCMP referred this case to the BC coroner's office.

Trail RCMP Victim Services can provide assistance to anyone who requests it. You can contact us at Trail Detachment at 250-364-2566.

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