AL: Longtime athletic trainer, referee Joe Davis recovering after hunting accident
January 28, 2013
By Creg Stephenson, GulfLive.com
Joe Davis, the longtime athletic trainer for Pascagoula and Moss
Point schools who has also been a high school basketball referee for
more than two decades, is recuperating at home following a Jan. 9
hunting accident. Davis, 53, fell from a tree stand while deer
hunting near Tuskegee, Ala., and fractured his left pelvis and hip
socket as well as his shoulder blade.
Davis fell 15 feet and
landed directly on his left hip.
Though he was alone in the
woods at the time, Davis was able to use his cell phone to call
friends who lived nearby. He was transported by ambulance to a local
hospital, where he was treated before being transferred to
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