Falling tree kills woman during high winds caused by Hurricane Gonzalo

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Falling tree kills woman during high winds caused by Hurricane Gonzalo
21st October 2014

A woman has been killed by a falling tree in Knightsbridge during winds caused by Hurricane Gonzalo.

Part of a wall near Hyde Park Barracks collapse after strong winds blew down the tree.

Police closed part of Kensington Road shortly after 11.40am while an investigation took place.

A London Ambulance Service spokewoman said: “We sent an ambulance crew, a responder by car, an advanced paramedic, a medical team from London's Air Ambulance by car and a duty officer to the scene.

“Sadly, despite our attempts to resuscitate the patient, a woman died at the scene.”

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