Woman dies after tree falls on wedding party

Associated Press | Published: 12:29, Dec 18,2016

Tree falling, wedding party

Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters work at the scene where a large tree fell on a wedding party in Whittier, California, December 17, 2016. — AP photo

Southern California fire officials say a woman has died and five people were injured after a large eucalyptus tree fell onto a wedding party taking pictures.

The Los Angeles Times reports that one of the injured is a 4-year-old girl listed in critical condition due to head trauma.

Several people were trapped after the tree toppled Saturday in Whittier at Penn Park.

Officials say four of the injured suffered scrapes and bruises.

No other details were immediately available.

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