SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — An elderly woman died after being struck by a tree branch Saturday evening in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco Police Department (SFFD) confirmed to KRON4. The incident happened a little after 5 p.m. near John F Kennedy Drive and 30th Avenue.
The woman was jogging in the area before the tree struck her, according to SFFD Lt. Jonathan Baxter. After receiving a 911 call, crews were summoned to the scene. They tried to perform life-saving measures, but the woman died at the scene.
The victim was approximately 70 years old, SFFD said. She was a San Francisco resident; no other information about her identity was released.
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John F Kennedy Drive and 30th Avenue is near the Lindley Meadow part of Golden Gate Park.