Woman knocked unconscious by falling tree in Smokies

Woman knocked unconscious by falling tree in Smokies


CADES COVE (WATE) - A woman was knocked unconscious and two children injured by a falling tree in the Smokies on Wednesday.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. at Missionary Baptist Church in Cades Cove.

A 41-year-old woman was knocked out by the tree.

Her one-year-old daughter and seven-year-old nephew were also injured in the accident.

Due to bad weather, the patients could not be taken out via helicopter and were instead taken by Rural/Metro to University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Missionary Baptist Church is located about four miles around the 11-mile one way Cades Cove Loop Road.

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