Woman lying on hammock killed after palm tree falls on her

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Authorities say a woman lying on a hammock was killed after a palm tree came crashing down on her.

The incident took place at about 4 p.m. Saturday in  Egmont Key Park.

The woman, identified by deputies as 20-year-old Isabel Melendez was taken to Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, where she later died of her injuries.

Further details were not immediately available. 

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