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: Erik Kravchuk Found Guilty In 'Brazen, Violent' Attack That Killed Aleksandre Sambelashvili
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: 76-Year-Old Woman Killed In Scott County Crash
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: Watering Restrictions End In St. Paul, 10 Surrounding Suburbs
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