Search

Teenage girl killed as tree falls on home during Kent storm

09:36 28 October 2013

Police tape

Police tape

Archant

17-year-old was asleep in static home in Hever in Edenbridge

A teenager has been killed after a tree fell onto the static home she was sleeping in as Kent was battered by the storm this morning.

Emergency services were called to Hever in Edenbridge at 7.18am following a report a 17-year-old girl was seriously injured.

A tree had fallen onto a static home during high winds. Tragically, the girl died of her injuries.

The county woke this morning to winds reaching 80mph in some parts. More than 100 trees have come down.

0 comments

Other popular content

Yesterday, 15:43
Kent Police

The oldest case is the remains of a male believed to be aged between 30 and 50 found washed ashore at Lydd-on-Sea back in 1971

Mon, 11:42
The line between Dover and Folkestone

The line closed on Christmas Eve following extensive damage to the sea wall at Shakespeare beach

Friday, August 19, 2016
Nigel Farage

Have your say on this week’s topical issue

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
South portal Lower Thames Crossing

Government ministers are set to make a decision later this year

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder