How does Timothy die in The Cay?

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Timothy dies after being injured and losing consciousness during a storm.

When Phillip first finds himself shipwrecked with Timothy, he is mouthy and irresponsible.  Soon he learns to accept Timothy’s teaching and take responsibility.  During a terrible storm, Timothy ties Phillip to a tree as the waves crash over...

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Timothy dies in The Cay when protecting Phillip in the storm, tying his body to the tree with Timothy in front of him. He took the full blast of the wind making him unconscious and he died.

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