Authorities: Child, 6, dies after being hit by falling tree

Updated 1/19/2020 12:52 PM

BOONVILLE, Ind. -- A 6-year-old southwestern Indiana child hit by a falling tree has died, authorities said.

Authorities were called Saturday afternoon, according to the Warrick County Sheriff's Office. Emergency responders dispatched to the scene were unable to save the child, identified as Elliana Cobb of Boonville.


She died at the scene.

The Warrick County Coroner's Office was investigating.

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