Alabama woman killed, child injured when tree fell on home

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(AP) Alabama authorities say a woman has been killed after strong storms knocked down a tree onto her mobile home in St Clair County.
    
The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office tells WVTM that a tree fell on a home on U.S. Highway 231 in Pell City just before 8 p.m. Thursday. Emergency crews responded and found the woman dead inside. The woman has been identified as 42-year-old Monica Clements.
    
Authorities said Clements’ 10-year-old son suffered minor injuries.
    
Sheriff Billy Murray said in a news release that the “Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened by this tragic accident and our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.”
    

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