Leon County deputies investigating storm-related death

Published: Apr. 23, 2020 at 9:27 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

April 23, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Department confirms one person has died from storm-related injuries in Tallahassee.

LCSO says the incident happened in a wooded area in the 3400 block of Acadain Boulevard, which is off of Mahan Drive, Thursday night.

Deputies say just before 7 p.m., officials responded to call call regarding a tree on a person in a wooded area.

Authorities say the victim was struck by a pine tree about 16 inches in diameter. Deputies say a second person at the scene was also hurt, but they are expected to be OK.

Officials are working to notify the next-of-kin before they release more information.

STORM RELATED DEATH This evening, just before 7pm, LCSO deputies responded to call regarding a tree on a person in a...

Posted by Leon County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 23, 2020
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