A woman living in a tent at a Bucks County, Pennsylvania homeless camp died when her son cut down a tree that fell on her, Bristol Township police said.
The woman was lying face down in her tent Tuesday at 6:40 p.m. when her son began trying to cut down a dead tree and send it away from the camp, which is in the wooded area between Bristol Pike and Dixon Avenue.
Instead, the 50-foot-tall tree fell the opposite way, bouncing off a nearby tree on the way down and landing on his mother's tent.
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The woman died due to blunt trauma to her chest. Police called the death accidental.
The woman has not been identified.
A photo posted to LevittownNow.com shows the wooded area near where the tree fell.