Raleigh resident dies in Saturday's storm, injured by a falling tree

January 12, 2014 

— A Raleigh resident died in Saturday's storm.

Cheryl Harrison, 50, died from injuries when the top portion of a tree broke off and fell during high winds.

Harrison was walking on a greenway trail at the end of Dunn Road with a 53-year-old male and a 20-year-old male. Police did not identify the men.

EMS responded at around 2:30 p.m. and transported Harrison to WakeMed, where she was pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The two men were not seriously injured.

The location is north of the 540 Loop and west of Capitol Boulevard.

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