Rhode Island man dies after tree branch falls on him while camping in New York

By: News Staff


A Rhode Island man died after a tree branch fell on him while camping in New York.

24-year-old Ryan Sutcliffe of Cumberland was sleeping in his tent when the branch fell on top of him.

Sutcliffe was rushed to Chenango County Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Officials say the incident took place at 12:47 a.m. Saturday at the Grand Slam Camp Ground on County Highway.

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