- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) - A Bluffton woman is dead after falling from a ladder onto a hand saw.

Deputy Beaufort County Coroner David Ott tells The Island Packet of Hilton Head (https://bit.ly/1M4Bw3V) that 72-year-old Josephine Berson died in the accident Monday morning.

He says she was on the ladder cutting tree limbs when she fell.

Capt. Bob Bromage of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says the death appears to be accidental.

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Information from: The Island Packet, https://www.islandpacket.com


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