Vaughn Man Killed by Falling Tree Limb


Dale McCracken of the north Vaughn area was killed instantly by a falling tree limb during a wind storm the afternoon of Oct. 13. He was 30 years old.

According to Key Peninsula Fire Department , McCracken was clearing debris from his driveway at about 4 p.m., when he was struck in the head by a 7-foot branch, about 6 inches in diameter, fallen approximately 50 feet. He was found by his girlfriend.

McCracken’s friends have organized a GoFundMe and a donation account at Sound Credit Union to help defray funeral expenses.