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Fallen tree kills 6-year-old Boonville girl

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Posted at 10:27 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-18 22:28:35-05

BOONVILLE — A 6-year-old Boonville girl died Saturday afternoon after a tree fell on her.

The Warrick County Sheriff's Office said in a release that deputies, along with the Boonville Fire Department and Warrick County EMS, responded to the 1300 block of Maple Grove Road at 2:38 p.m. on a report of a tree that had fallen on a child.

The child, Elliana Cobb, of Boonville, was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff's office said.

Boonville is located about 170 miles southwest of Indianapolis.