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Garry Perks (Brora Rangers and Tain Thistle)

 



prorege
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Jul 27, 2019, 9:36 PM

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Former Tain Thistle and Brora Rangers player Garry Perks has died in a tragic accident in the USA, aged 32.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-49138491


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A former amateur footballer from the Highlands has died after being struck by lightning on a Florida beach.

Garry Perks, 32, was taken to hospital in a critical condition after he and seven others were hit on Clearwater Beach, near Tampa, last Sunday.

He suffered a cardiac arrest and died on Wednesday 24th July 2019.

The ex-pat was living in New Port Richey having moved from Tain in the Highlands - he previously played for Tain Thistle and Brora Rangers.

According to the National Weather Service 10 people have been killed by lightning in the U.S. this year.

 
 


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