Tree limb falls on woman walking down neighborhood street

(Photo by Kathleen Serie)
(Photo by Kathleen Serie)(KWTX)
Published: Jun. 5, 2017 at 12:20 PM CDT
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A woman was taken to a local hospital Monday morning after a large tree limb fell on her as she walked down a neighborhood street in Killeen.

Police and paramedics responded at around 10 a.m. Monday after receiving a report that a woman was trapped under the large branch of a fallen tree near the intersection of North 16th Street and Atkinson Avenue.

The woman was able to free herself before first responders, arrived, authorities said.

She was taken to Metroplex Hospital and is expected to be OK, authorities said.

The fallen tree temporarily blocked the road, but workers quickly cleared the branches.

It wasn’t immediately clear what cause a section of the tree to snap.