Falling tree kills Mississippi 2-year-old during severe weather

Published 10:00 pm Saturday, April 24, 2021

A 2-year-old child was killed early Saturday when a tree fell on the roof of the mobile home during an early morning storm.

The incident happened at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday in Pearl River County, Mississippi.

Four volunteer fire departments responded along with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office.

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The tree fell on a home located at 679 Stanford Road in Poplarville.

The National Weather Service estimated 65 to 75 mph, straight-line winds occurred during the storm.