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Columbus man dies after being hit by tree limb

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COLUMBUS, GA (AP) -

A Columbus man has died after being hit in the head by a tree limb.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said Christopher Hartin was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at a Columbus hospital. Hartin was cutting a tree limb at his home Monday when the limb swung down and hit him in the head.

The coroner told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that Hartin died of blunt force trauma to the head and no autopsy is planned.

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