Woman Killed By Falling Tree in Co Westmeath

Gardaí in Co Westmeath have confirmed a 23-year-old woman has died after a tree fell on her car.

The incident happened at around 4pm as the woman was driving into Mullingar. The woman was trapped inside her car by the tree, which came down in high winds.

Emergency services managed to free the woman from her car but she died a short time later at the Midland Regional Hospital.

It is understood that the fallen tree has been removed and the road has been reopened.


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