Former LSU player in ICU after bizarre hunting accident
EAGLE LAKE, MS - Former LSU offensive lineman Matt Branch is fighting for his life after a bizarre hunting accident in Mississippi.
According to WWL-TV, Branch was duck hunting when his shotgun accidentally fired and struck his leg. After being transported to a nearby hospital, doctors had to amputate part of his limb.
He remains in critical condition.
The Monroe native played for the LSU Tigers from 2009-2011 as an offensive lineman.
Friends and family have created a GoFundMe page to help with medical expenses.
Matt Branch, LSU Offensive Guard #79
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
An analysis: The current state of LSU Sports
Supply issues hamper rollout of second COVID vaccine dose
Packard Street house fire results in one person's death
Donaldsonville women's basketball snaps Walker's 16-game win streak
Decked out in decoration, homes in Spanish Town transformed for drive-by Mardi...