Woman dies after tree falls at Michigan campground
Written by Associated Press   
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 06:26

CAMBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Detroit woman has died after a tree fell on a tent while she was camping at a state park in Lenawee County.

The Daily Telegram of Adrian reports (http://bit.ly/1ddAvik ) 39-year-old Mary Hickling of Lincoln Park died after the tree fell Saturday night at Hayes State Park in Cambridge Township, about 60 miles southwest of Detroit.

Police say Hickling's two children, ages 7 and 11, weren't injured. Her husband was at the campsite at the time and also wasn't injured.

Several campers rendered first aid and helped clear away tree debris. Hickling was pronounced dead Sunday at a hospital.

Hayes State Park manager Jim O'Brien says the tree had "no signs of problems" before it fell. The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating.

___

Information from: The Daily Telegram, http://www.lenconnect.com


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 

Front Page Stories

ReadyCare moving to BGSU site
04/18/2014 | ALEX ASPACHER, Sentinel Staff Writer
article thumbnail

New patients will be matriculating at the Falcon Health Center next month.
Wood C [ ... ]


Perrysburg Twp. turns down road request
04/18/2014 | ALEX ASPACHER, Sentinel Staff Writer
article thumbnail

LIME CITY - Perrysburg Township trustees Wednesday rejected a company's request  [ ... ]


Other Front Page Articles