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Pregnant woman killed by falling tree in Kissena Park


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

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A pregnant woman died after she was hit by a falling tree in Kissena Park Sunday evening, cops said.

The woman, Yingyi Li, 30, of Queens, was sitting on a bench under the tree when it fell, authorities said.

Police arrived on the scene at about 6:30 p.m. and the woman was rushed to New York Hospital Queens, where she was pronounced dead.

Another woman hit by the tree is in serious condition at the hospital, according to reports.

No reason as to why the tree fell was given.

 

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