Mankato Police: 4-Year-Old Killed After Tree Fell on Tent
MANKATO -- A four-year-old girl has died after a tree fell on a tent that she was in. Mankato police say they were called to Land of Memories Park at 2:30 a.m. Friday on a report of a tree branch that had fallen on the tent.
Officers found the four-year-old girl with life-threatening injuries and began life-saving measures. The girl was taken to the Mankato Hospital where she later died.
Other family members inside the tent were not hurt.
No other information has been released.
Tweets from the National Weather Service show a strong thunderstorm moved through that area of southern Minnesota between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
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