Tuesday, August 19, 2014
An Andrews man was killed as he was fishing in the Lamberttown community this morning.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating the incident that occurred at about 10:20 a.m. near a boat landing off of Sandhole Road, according to a DNR official.
Georgetown County Deputy Coroner Paulette Radcliffe said 70-year-old Franklin David Goude of Kent Road was in a boat with another person under a tree when a limb fell on him.
She said Goude was pronounced dead on the scene. The other person in the boat survived without serious injury.
An autopsy is being conducted and the incident is still under investigation.