WOMAN DIES AS TREE FALLS AT WED­DING PARTY

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whit­tier, calif.» A woman was killed and five other peo­ple were in­jured when a large eu­ca­lyp­tus tree fell on a wed­ding party tak­ing pho­to­graphs at a South­ern Cal­i­for­nia park, author­i­ties said.

Fire crews used chain saws to cut through the downed branches.

Four of the in­jured suf­fered scrapes and bruises, of­fi­cials said. A 4-year-old girl was in crit­i­cal con­di­tion be­cause of head trauma, the Los An­ge­les Times re­ported. Wit­nesses de­scribed hear­ing a loud crack and see­ing peo­ple run from the area.

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Gun­men kill 10, in­clud­ing Cana­dian, in at­tacks on po­lice B

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Jet-set­ting Hun­gar­ian ac­tress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99 B

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Her hus­band, Prince Fred­eric von An­halt, says Gabor, who suf­fered nu­mer­ous med­i­cal is­sues af­ter break­ing her right hip in July 2010, died Sun­day of a heart at­tack at her home.

Gabor ap­peared in films rang­ing from “Moulin Rouge” in 1952 to “Queen of Outer Space” in 1958, but she was best known for her many love af­fairs and tabloid scan­dals.

The great aunt of Paris Hil­ton, she was the orig­i­nal hall-of-mir­rors celebrity, fa­mous for be­ing fa­mous for be­ing fa­mous.

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Los An­ge­les County fire­fight­ers work at the scene Satur­day where a large tree fell on a wed­ding party in Whit­tier, Calif. Keith Dur­flinger, The Whit­tier Daily News

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