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Lufkin woman dies when tree falls on home

Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 10:13 AM CDT
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LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - The City of Lufkin reports a woman has died after a tree fell on her home.

Lufkin police and firefighters were called to the 600 block of Lafayette Street to a call at 2: 38 a.m. from the woman’s son who said a tree had just fallen on their home and that he believed his elderly mother was deceased.

Officers and firefighters found the tree had fallen through the woman’s bedroom. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency crews spent the next hour working together to remove the tree from the home.

The woman’s identification has not been released.

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