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Wesleyan Christian Academy staff member dies during mission trip in Jamaica

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — A staff member at Wesleyan Christian Academy has died after an accident with a fallen tree branch during a mission trip to Jamaica.

Community members are mourning the loss of Lee Rickman. The school released the statement above on Facebook about Rickman’s death on Saturday.

The incident was described as a “serious accident in Jamaica with a fallen tree branch,” but no other details were released.

Rickman was on a school mission trip at the time.