Source: Man struck by falling branch in Byrd Park dies after suffering cardiac arrest

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RICHMOND, Va. – A man has died after going into cardiac arrest after he was stuck by a branch that fell from a tree in Byrd Park, a source tells CBS 6.

Sources says the 22-year-old man was walking along a path when a branch from a tree struck him, pinning him underneath.

Captain Earl Dyer with Richmond Fire confirms crews responded to the incident near the 1700 block of Pumphouse Drive at 4:50 p.m.

Capt. Dyer says due to the storm and debris, it was difficult to reach the victim and he was in cardiac arrest when emergency crews got to him.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has since died from his injuries, according to a source.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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