Fallen tree in fatal road accident "was among trees due for safety felling"

A beech tree which fell on a car on Gloucestershire, killing a local mother and daughter, stood on a stretch of road where trees had been identified for felling, but may have been undermined by recent prolonged wet weather.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Pete (Public Domain)
Image: Pete (Public Domain)

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