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Garysburg man attacked while on mower, dies

Thomas Charles Watson was on a riding lawn mower in Garysburg on Saturday when someone hit him on the head, police said.

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GARYSBURG, N.C. — A Garysburg man has died after being attacked over the weekend, police said Wednesday.

Thomas Charles Watson, 58, was on a riding lawn mower on Apple Street at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when someone hit him on the head, police said.

Watson was taken to Halifax Memorial Hospital and then was transferred to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, where he died Sunday, police said.

No arrests had been made as of Wednesday morning, and the case remains under investigation.

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