Woman dies after limb from oak tree falls in Virginia park
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A branch from an oak tree has fallen and fatally struck a woman at a park in northern Virginia.
The Washington Post reports that the incident occurred Thursday afternoon at the Lucky Run Park in Arlington.
Authorities said the limb fell from an 80-foot tree. Firefighters responded and took the women to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The woman’s name was not released.
County officials said the death is being investigated. The county released a statement that said it “is heartbroken” over the loss.
Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com