Man Died After His Golf Cart Rolled Over His Head

golf_cart_accident A 45-year-old Wytheville VA. man died Sunday afternoon after a golf cart rolled over his head, police said. Marvin Earl “Bud” Smith Jr. was putting air into the rear tire when the accident occurred Sunday afternoon at a residence on Crockett’s Cove Road.

Wythe County Sheriff Doug King says Smith was behind the golf cart on a steep incline. Smith was attempting to put air in a tire when the vehicle rolled backward on him.

Sheriff King said witnesses moved the golf cart and attempted to administer CPR to Smith who suffered a head trauma and asphyxiation. A representative from the medical examiner’s office also responded to the scene, the sheriff added.

Wythe County Rescue Squad transported Smith to Wythe County Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Story Source emsresponder. com