Woman Killed When Tree Falls on Car in New Fairfield

A 41-year-old woman was killed when a tree came down on her car in New Fairfield during severe storms Tuesday and a 3-year-old child was with her at the time but appeared to be OK, according to state police.

Police said the tree came down on the car on Brush Hill Road, near Gillotti Road, at 5:10 p.m. and several downed trees and power lines restricted access to the area.

The 41-year-old New Fairfield woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:08 p.m., state police said.

The 3-year-old did not appear to be injured and was transported to Danbury Hospital.

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