Child killed, 8 injured after tree falls at Md. camp

LINEBORO, Md. (WJZ) — One child was killed and eight more were injured at their summer camp after trees collapsed at a Carroll County camp Tuesday night.

It happened at River Valley Ranch. Tuesday's storm and high winds caused the collapse.

During the severe weather, a large tree fell on several campers, killing one boy.

Fire crews say two other campers may have concussions in relation to this incident. Eight campers have been injured.

Fire crews say nearly 114 campers were caught outside in the Fort Roller part of the camp when severe wind and rain ripped through the area. As children ran for shelter, danger rained down upon them.


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