- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - A disc golfer has been injured after falling from a tree at a Waterloo golf course.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (https://bit.ly/1MfUDT1 ) that the accident happened around noon Thursday at Valley View Park.

Witnesses say the man was trying to find a disc on the ground and climbed the tree to get a birds-eye view. He fell when a limb snapped. He lost consciousness and later came to.

Authorities estimate the man was about 15 to 20 feet up when he fell.

Waterloo Fire Rescue paramedic took the man to Allen Hospital for treatment.

The identity and condition of the man weren’t immediately available.


Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, https://www.wcfcourier.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide