SANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) — A woman died when a tree fell on her in the Pogonip Open Space Preserve in Santa Cruz on Sunday morning, according to police.
Officers responded at about 9:40 a.m. to a report of a tree falling on someone in the park off of the Rincon Trail.

A hiker directed officers to an area about 200 yards off the main trail. There, they found a small campsite where a man had suffered injuries to his hip and chest, as well as the woman partially under a fallen tree.

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The Santa Cruz area, like other parts of Northern California, was under a high wind advisory at the time.

The woman, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was taken to a hospital in the San Jose area and an update on his condition was not immediately available from police Monday.

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Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Santa Cruz police investigations unit at (831) 420-5820.

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