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The parents of a 13-year-old girl killed by a falling tree branch in a Cambridgeshire park hope lessons can be learnt from her death.
Sophie Howard was sitting on a bench at a recreation ground in Yaxley when she died in June last year.
Watch Russell Hookey's report here.
At an inquest into Sophie's death held in Huntingdon in December, coroner David Morris recorded a narrative verdict.
The inquest heard the tree was examined prior to the incident and if recommendations had been implemented, the tree would have been made smaller, greatly reducing the risk.
It was found 11 trees in Middletons Road recreation ground were found to be a "high risk" hazard that required immediate removal and a further 18 were found with defects also requiring immediate treatment.
"Sophie's parents are still struggling to come to terms with the fact that their daughter would still be here today if these checks had been carried out."
Today the family's solicitors, Irwin Mitchell, said the family had reached an undisclosed out-of-court settlement with Yaxley Parish Council which was responsible for the tree.
Parents Laura and Martin Howard, from Yaxley, said:
The parents of a 13-year-old girl killed by a falling tree branch have spoken of their heartbreak for the first time and called on councils to improve safety.
Sophie Howard was sitting under a tree on a bench in Middletons Road Recreation Ground in Yaxley, near Peterborough, when she died on June 30 last year.
The branch snapped and fell, killing her instantly.