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3 die, 4 injured after tree falls on van in Austria

August 30, 2020 GMT

BERLIN (AP) — Three people have died and four others were injured after the van they were in was hit by a tree, Austrian police said Sunday.

The 30-meter (100-foot) oak toppled onto a road near Neudaberg, about 118 kilometers (73 miles) south of Vienna, during a storm late Saturday, regional police said.

Austria’s public broadcaster ORF reported that those killed were men aged 60, 64 and 70. The injured were the 74-year-old driver, two women and a child.