Florence County man dies in work-related incident, coroner says

Florence County man dies in work-related incident, coroner says
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A Pee Dee man has died after a work-related incident, according to officials.

Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee said the incident happened Tuesday on Rose Drive in Darlington County. Hardee said the man was struck by a tree while attempting to clear a building lot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hardee later identified the victim as 33-year-old Derrick Allen Gaymon, of Scranton.

An autopsy will be performed later this week in Charleston, according to Hardee.

The incident remains under investigation by the Darlington County Coroner’s Office and the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

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