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Dresden, TN woman killed when tree falls on car while driving

WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN (KFVS) -

A Dresden, Tenn. woman was killed in a freak accident Tuesday afternoon in Weakley County.

Sgt. Mike Ford with the Tennessee State Highway Patrol says Annette Newsom, 37, of Dresden was driving a Cadillac Escalade south on State Route 217 when high winds blew a tree onto her car around 2:30 p.m.

Newsom taken to a hospital in Martin, Tenn. where she was pronounced dead.

The road was closed for a time while emergency crews responded to the scene.

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