Mass. girl, 6, killed by falling branch in snowstorm

CANTON, Mass. (NEWS10) – A little girl in eastern Massachusetts has died after she was hit in the head by a falling branch in Friday’s snowstorm.

Kaleigh Kenyon was 6-years old.

Her aunt said Kaleigh and her father were playing in the snow in their backyard in Canton when heavy snow broke the branch off a nearby tree and hit her in the head.

She was unconscious when emergency crews arrived. She later died at the hospital.

Earlier in the day, Canton police sent tweets asking people to stay indoors to avoid falling branches.

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