Details are limited at this point, but scanner traffic indicates tragedy struck early this morning when a woman was killed after a tree crashed down on a Mendocino Coast home.
Around 1:21 a.m. emergency medical personnel and firefighters were dispatched to the 27000 block of Highway 1 between Fort Bragg and Westport after a “tree crashed into a house” and struck a woman within causing traumatic injuries.
Minimal information was offered regarding the scene personnel found upon arrival and the specifics regarding the patient.
By 1:43 a.m. the Incident Commander informed dispatch of a “confirmed 11-44”, meaning the woman had succumbed to her injuries. A Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Deputy/Coroner was requested to the scene.
We have reached out to MCSO for further information and will update when more becomes available.