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Person dies after being crushed by fallen tree in Escondido

Fallen tree death in Escondido 2
Posted at 5:33 PM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-20 20:33:56-04

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) — A person is dead after being crushed by a fallen tree in northern San Diego County Friday afternoon.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, deputies received a call around 4:21 p.m. from people who were working on cutting down a tree in the 9700 block of Thorn Lane.

When authorities arrived at the scene, they learned that someone was killed after a tree fell on them.

SDSO has not released any further details at this time.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.