Man Killed in Falcon Beach After Tree Falls on Tent

RCMP Crest LogoWednesday morning’s intense thunderstorm was fatal for a camper in Falcon Beach Campground.

A large tree fell on a tent during a period of heavy rain and wind, killing a 45-year-old Quebec man.

RCMP say two people were in the tent at the time, including a 44-year-old woman, also from Quebec. Both were taken to hospital where the man was pronounced deceased. The woman suffered only minor injuries.

Police say the incident happened just before 2 a.m. and a number of trees were reported to have blown down.

The man’s name isn’t being released.

— Staff



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