Woman waiting for a bus is killed by a falling tree

A woman has been killed and a man left with seriously injuries after a tree branch crashed onto them as they waited for a bus in north London.

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Falling tree 'only just missed boy by inches'

Speaking to the Evening Standard, Jacki Park, who lives nearby said:

I heard a crash and thought it was a car. The sound was terrifying. My heart stopped when I looked out. The tree was lying across the road and the woman’s legs were sticking out from underneath.

There was a little boy sitting on the wall and the branch was almost on top of him, just inches from his legs. I don’t know how it missed him. It’s a miracle.

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