Two dead after tree falls on truck, victims identified

The Adams County coroner told FOX 55 36-year-old Martha RB Hilty and 77-year-old Norman McCollum were traveling west on Line Street when a strong gust of wind pushed a tree on top of the truck.

Posted: Jul. 11, 2018 11:30 AM
Updated: Jul. 12, 2018 11:21 AM

GENEVA, Ind. (WFFT)- Two people died Tuesday after a tree fell on a truck in Geneva. 

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The Adams County coroner told FOX 55 36-year-old Martha RB Hilty and 77-year-old Norman McCollum were traveling west on Line Street when a strong gust of wind pushed a tree on top of the truck. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the area, but Hilty and McCollum were trapped inside. 

Both of them were pronounced dead at the scene as a result of blunt force trauma. 

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