2012-03-15 / Local & State

Boy Killed By Falling Tree In Penna.

OAKS, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a 5-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a falling tree in suburban Philadelphia.

Police say the young boy was walking along a trail near the Perkiomen Creek in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County when he was struck by a falling tree on Thursday afternoon.

The boy was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The boy’s name was not immediately released.

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