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Large Tree Falls on Wedding Party Causing Multiple Injuries in Whittier

Posted On: December 17, 2016

Whittier, CA – On Saturday 12/17/16 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Whittier Police Department responded to Penn Park, located at 13950 Penn St. in the City of Whittier, after it was reported a large tree had fallen on top of a wedding party causing multiple injuries.


The injured were transported to local area hospitals where it has since been reported, one of the victims has succumbed to their injuries and another described only as a 4-year-old female is in critical condition as a result of head trauma.


This is an ongoing investigation and it is unknown at this time as to what may have caused the tree to fall. For inquires, please contact the City Managers Officer at (562) 567-9301.