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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal falling tree accident in Winona Lake

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UPDATE: Kosciusko County Coroner Michael Wilson has identified the victim as 14-year-old Daniel Holbrook. The cause of death will be determined in an autopsy scheduled for this afternoon.


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Dispatchers confirmed a person died when a tree fell on their mobile home in Winona Lake. They say the incident took place at Fairlane Mobile Home Park on the 1200 block of Wooster Rd. shortly after 1:15am. Neighbors tell FOX28 they believe the victim was a teenage boy. Kosciusko County dispatchers have not yet verified that the coroner has released the identity of the victim.

First responders told police a large tree broke off and fell on the front of the home. One other resident in the front part of the home had minor injuries. Two residents in the center part of the home were uninjured.

FOX28 will provide more details on this story as they become available.

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