Man passes out, dies, after working in garden, family says | News
CATAWBA, SC (WBTV)- A Catawba man is dead after his family says he spent the entire day working in his garden.
According to a York County Sheriff's Office report, deputies were called to a home along Mackey Lane in Catawba on Wednesday afternoon.
When deputies arrived, 76-year-old Vernice McClanahan told deputies that her son, 59-year-old Lorenzo McClanahan, had passed out in the bathroom and died.
According to his mom, Lorenzo McClanahan had been working in the garden all day. He told her that he needed to use the bathroom and went inside the house.
Once he was in the bathroom, she told deputies, McClanahan complained that he felt sick and thought he was going to throw up. He then passed out and fell to the floor.
Vernice McClanahan told deputies that he died after hitting the floor.
The York County Coroner's Office was called to the scene. As of Thursday morning, Coroner Sabrina Gast told WBTV that no cause of death had been officially confirmed.