8-year-old Florida girl killed, another child injured after tree falls through home

Posted at 12:26 PM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 13:32:00-04

WOODVILLE, Fla. — The Leon County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old girl was killed and two others were hurt after a tree fell through a home in north Florida.

The girl and a 12-year-old boy were transported to a local hospital with injuries after the tree crashed through their Woodville, Florida, located south of Tallahassee.

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The 8-year-old girl was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The boy has injuries described as not life threatening.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family cover funeral costs, move into a new home and replace items inside their home.

Leon County Emergency Management has reported trees down on two other homes in the area where the child was killed.

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