4-year-old in Mankato dies after tree branch falls on tent – WCCO
Minneapolis (WCCO) – A 4-year-old girl died Friday morning after a tree branch fell on her tent overnight, officials in Mankato said.
According to city officials, the accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the Land of Memories Park, located at 409 Amos Owen Lane. The officers responded to the report that a branch had fallen on an inhabited tent.
There, officers found the seriously injured 4-year-old girl and began taking life-saving measures. The girl was taken to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
There was another family inside the tent at the time, and they were unharmed.
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