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Former LSU player in ICU after bizarre hunting accident

5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, January 02 2019 Jan 2, 2019 January 02, 2019 2:38 PM January 02, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: GoFundMe

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

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