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15-year-old girl in hammock crushed by falling tree in backyard

Michelle Chalk and her friend were sitting in the hammock between two trees when one of them fell (Photo: Cincinnati Ballet)

FORT THOMAS, Ky. (WSET) -- A community is mourning the loss of a 15-year-old in Kentucky who was killed after a tree fell on a hammock she was laying in Tuesday.

Michelle Chalk and her friend were sitting in the hammock between two trees when one of them fell, according to WCPO.

Her friend was not hurt.

The tree was described as being hold, but it's unclear what caused it to fall.

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