PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — A woman who was a passenger on an off-road vehicle was struck and killed by a falling tree in Columbia County.
Dispatchers got a call Sunday afternoon about the injured woman who was trapped in the Town of Lewiston, according to sheriff’s officials.READ MORE: How To Watch: Aurora FC Home Games Will Stream On CBS News Minnesota
First responders crossed field paths to reach the scene. They found a large oak tree has fallen onto the off-road vehicle as the woman and her husband were mowing the path.READ MORE: Buffalo High School Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence
The woman was taken to an ambulance waiting at the roadside, but living saving measures were unsuccessful. Her husband suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Portage firefighters, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and UW MedFlight assisted at the scene.MORE NEWS: Woman, 18, Carjacked At Gunpoint In Plymouth, Police Say
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