An employee was killed in a fire at a Wilkes County golf course Thursday morning, according to Wilkes County Chief Deputy David Carson.
At 7:38 a.m., deputies responded to Countryside Golf Course located at 607 Spicer Road in Elkin in reference to a fire, according to WGHP/FOX8. Upon arrival, investigators learned the man was killed after the fire broke out in a building that stored golf carts.
The man was identified by Wilkes County deputies Thursday afternoon as 64-year-old Gary Jordan.
It is believed Jordan was fueling the golf carts when the fire happened. At least 20 carts were destroyed.
Foul play is not suspected.