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Tree Falls, Kills Boonville Girl

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A six-year-old girl is dead after a tree fell on her in Boonville.

It happened Saturday afternoon at 1377 Maple Grove Road.

In a press release, Warrick County Sheriff Michael Wilder said deputies, Boonville firefighters, and Warrick EMS responded.

Wilder said despite the efforts of first responders, the child died at the scene. 

The victim was identified as 6 year-old Elliana Cobb of Boonville. 

There’s no word on the cause of the accident.

The sheriff’s office and Warrick County Coroner's Office are investigating.