The tree fell, trapping the pair, around 5:30. According to a news release from the Fort Wright Police Department, 32-year-old Heather McNamara died at the scene; 45-year-old Rebecca Wright was airlifted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with critical injuries.
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The incident is considered accidental, police said.
The tree was reportedly old and dead and the incident is being called a "freak accident."
McNamara, was a 2004 graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas.
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Chalk was sitting with another juvenile on a hammock between two trees when one of the trees collapsed on them. The second juvenile was not harmed.
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