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Posted on: April 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fatality reported as storm blew through Huntsville

Huntsville Police Patch

The Huntsville Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 block of Samantha Lane around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, to assist with a medical emergency call.

Upon arrival, officers found the top portion of a tree near the residence had snapped off and fallen through the roof of the residence.  The tree had fallen into the master bedroom of the residence and, as a result, fatally injured a man within the residence.  The rest of the family was not injured in the incident.

At this time, the Huntsville Police Department is not releasing the name of the deceased man in his 40s to ensure the extended family has been notified of his death.

Huntsville Fire Department also assisted on the scene.

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