NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A woman was found dead inside a house and another woman was trapped after a tree fell onto the building during Tropical Storm Isaias, police in New Hampshire said.
WMUR-TV reports police in North Conway said they received a call about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday from a woman who was trapped the basement after the tree hit the building. She was rescued.
A sixty year old woman lost her life in North Conway when a tree crushed her apartment. The official cause of death will await autopsy results, but the fire chief believes the storm was responsible. Another tenant was trapped but unhurt. @WMUR9 via @RayBrewerWMUR pic.twitter.com/mmKN53lK40
— WMUR TV (@WMUR9) August 5, 2020
Responding personnel learned that a 60-year-old woman had been in a second-floor apartment in the house when the tree hit the building. Police said she was found dead. Her identity was not released.
An autopsy is being done, police said.
Part of the home was damaged, and several wires were brought down, police said.
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