Falling tree kills teenager

A teenager has died after a tree fell onto the house she was sleeping in

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Teenager killed by tree in Kent

Bethany Freeman Credit: Kent Police

The teenager killed by a falling tree in Kent today has been named as Bethany Freeman. It's believed Bethany and other family members had been living in caravans near their home in Hever, while renovation work was taking place.

Bethany, 17, was a Sixth former at Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School. Headteacher Linda Wybar, posted a message on the School's website, saying the entire school community was 'profoundly shocked and saddened'.

She added that Beth was 'universally respected as an individual who always had time for others'.

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