Child killed by falling tree in Tuesday storm

WASHINGTON — A child was killed by a falling tree during Tuesday night’s storm in Carroll County.

The county police say that more than 100 children at the River Valley Ranch summer camp, in Manchester, were gathered on a hill when the storm began. Camp staff moved the kids into a nearby building, but while they were moving, the storm knocked a tree over.

Nine children were injured, seven of whom were taken to hospitals. One later died of their injuries; the police say the other six have non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are still investigating.

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