Homeless woman killed by falling tree

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Health

A homeless woman has been killed by a falling tree in Exeter. The 21-year-old, who has not yet been formally identified, was killed on Saturday night when the large spruce tree fell on the tent she was living in. Police confirmed that three people were injured by the tree, which was brought down in the severe weather that lashed parts of the country at the weekend. The woman was taken to hospital but was later confirmed dead by medical staff. A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall police said: "Thi...

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