CANTON, Mass. — Authorities say a man who was struck by a falling tree limb after a winter snowstorm has died from his injuries.

The Boston Globe reported that Thomas Gunning, 48, died Saturday at Boston Medical Center. Gunning was in his yard in Canton tending to an outdoor hockey rink around 11:15 p.m. Friday when the tree limb, heavy with snow, fell on him. Fire officials said the branch fell from about 40 to 50 feet.

Gunning is the second person to die after being struck by a fallen tree limb from Friday’s snowstorm. Kaleigh Kenyon, 6, died at the hospital Friday evening. She was pinned under a large limb when it fell in her yard in the same town.


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