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Schoolgirl critical after tree falls on her

A six-year-old Tobago school girl is clinging to life after a tree fell on her yesterday morning.

Up late yesterday, Zikiha Lorde was said to be in a critical condition at hospital.

According to reports, around 8 am yesterday Lorde was standing outside her Black Rock home getting ready to go to school when a branch from a nearby fell on her. A group of men were reportedly cutting the tree in front of her home at the time.

Man crushed by falling tree

A 41-year-old man has died after a tree fell on him.

The incident occurred in Guaico, Tamana on Monday. 

According to reports, Elias Alexander of Croix Trace, Couva, was cutting down a tree along Atwell Trace, Guaico Tamana Road, when the tree fell on him. 

He was crushed by the tree and died instantly.