One person has died and another two are injured after a tree fell on a trailer at a Grand River Conservation Authority parkland area on Saturday afternoon.
In videos shared to Twitter, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said the incident took place just before 12:30 p.m. in the Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area.
Brant County OPP, fire and paramedics all responded to reports a tree had fallen on a trailer. When they arrived, first responders found three people, according to OPP.
All three were taken to hospital.
Two of the victims sustained minor injuries but the third suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead.
OPP say the deceased was Shelby Humble-Neale, 27, from Brantford.
Brantford, Kitchener and Hamilton were among the areas of Southern Ontario left reeling after a thunderstom.
“Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a very dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing destructive wind gusts, up to toonie size hail and heavy rain,” a warning from the agency posted Saturday said.
Peel Regional Police also reported someone had died in Brampton after being struck by a tree during the storm.
Sad news to deliver! 1 person is deceased and 2 others were injured after a tree fell on a camping trailer at @PinehurstLake. #OPP continuing to investigate and updates will be provided when new information becomes available. @BrantCommunity @grandriverca #BrantOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/OkpAkRW4se
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) May 21, 2022
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