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Falling Tree Kills South-Central Kentucky Woman

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GLASGOW, Ky. - Police said a south-central Kentucky woman was killed when a tree fell on her Thursday afternoon.

The Barren County Sheriff's Department was called to a home on Patterson Road around 2:45 p.m. Thursday and found 65-year-old Connie S. Wilkerson under the tree and unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her husband told investigators that she had went out to check the cattle on their farm, and was going to stop and pick up a bucket of pecans from under a pecan tree located near the pasture.

When she didn't return, he went to look for her and found her underneath the tree.

The Sheriff's Office believes that a strong wind gust blew the tree over while Mrs. Wilkerson was picking up the pecans, and she was unable to get away from it.

(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)

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