Elderly woman killed after tree crashes into Stafford County home

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STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — An elderly woman died Monday morning after a tree crashed into her home in Stafford County. 

Deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office were called to an ‘assist and rescue’ at a home on Doyle Place at around 1:45 a.m. after a tree fell onto a home. Officials say an 82-year-old man was injured and a 78-year-old woman who was found pinned underneath the tree was killed.

The injured man was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, authorities say.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with 8News for updates. 

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