Woman Killed After Palm Tree Falls On Car During Crash

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What to Know

  • Officials say a woman died following a car accident involving a palm tree.
  • The woman was killed when the tree fell on top of her car after a crash.
  • Authorities said the 47-year-old died on the way to the hospital.

A 47-year-old woman was killed when the trunk of a palm tree fell on top of her car following a crash, authorities said.

The woman collided with the tree early Saturday morning, officials said. Half of the tree dropped on top of the vehicle and the woman was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center.

The single-vehicle accident happened on NW 12th Avenue and NW 36th Street in Miami. Officials said the woman died while being transported to the hospital.

No other information was immediately available.

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