Woman dies af­ter tree falls on party

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A woman was killed and five oth­ers were in­jured when a large eu­ca­lyp­tus tree fell on a wed­ding party tak­ing pho­to­graphs at a South­ern Cal­i­for­nia park on Satur­day, au­thor­i­ties said. Sev­eral peo­ple were trapped un­der the tree at Whit­tier’s Penn Park, the Los An­ge­les County Fire Depart­ment said. Video from the scene showed fire crews us­ing chain saws to cut through the downed branches. Four of the in­jured suf­fered scrapes and bruises, of­fi­cials said. A 4-year-old girl was listed in crit­i­cal con­di­tion due to head trauma, the Los An­ge­les Times re­ported.

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