Tree branch kills Texas toddler, critically injures mother

Tree branch kills Texas toddler, critically injures mother

Credit: LARRY SEWARD / KHOU 11 News

A large branch fell, killing a baby and critically injured her mother outside the Lone Star Behavioral Health Clinic on Quinn Road in Tomball.

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by KHOU.com staff

KHOU 11 News Houston

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 12:23 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 4 at 12:36 PM

TOMBALL, Texas – A freak accident killed a baby and critically injured her mother in Tomball Tuesday night. A large branch fell on them outside the Lone Star Behavioral Health Clinic on Quinn Road.

The mother and other volunteers were putting up Christmas decorations around 8 p.m. when the branch fell without warning.

Police, fire and EMS crews responded and worked to free the mother and toddler.

A Life Flight helicopter rushed the baby girl to Memorial Hermann Hospital but she didn’t survive.

The mother was listed in critical condition at last check. The victims’ names have not been released.

Check back for more details on this developing story.

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