A seven-year-old girl was crushed to death after a huge eucalyptus tree fell on her during a birthday party.
Isabela Tiburcio Fermino died after being hit by the falling tree at Lagoa do Taquaral park in Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on the morning of 24th January.
The daughter of a local evangelical pastor, Isabela had been at her cousin’s birthday party, according to local police.
Police have said that Isabela’s death was accidental.
She had been with her parents in a barbecue area in the park when the tree suddenly fell on her.
Isabela’s mother – who has not been named – was reportedly taken to hospital suffering from shock.
Condolences have been pouring in from the young girl’s family and friends, as well as netizens online, according to local media.
The falling tree also injured an unnamed 27-year-old woman who was in the park with her boyfriend.
She was taken to hospital with injuries to her back and legs and is set to undergo surgery.
An unnamed lawyer representing the family told local media that he is assisting them.
Experts are determining whether the tree fell as a result of any negligence.