Feb 23, 2021
Woman Dies After Being Hit By Falling Tree Limb At Davis Park
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City of Davis officials say the incident happened at Slide Hill Park just before 10:30 a.m.
A tree limb reportedly fell at the park, critically injuring a woman in her 40s who was with a child at the time.Police and fire responded and started medical aid immediately.
The woman was then rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center, but was later pronounced dead.
“The City of Davis extends its deepest sympathies to the surviving family and will work diligently to investigate this tragic accident,” said Davis Mayor Gloria Partida in a statement about the incident.
Police say the child who was with the woman was not injured.
It’s unclear if the wind was a factor in the tree limb falling.
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Both the City of Davis and Davis Police Department will be investigating the incident.
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Linsey Davis encourages others to achieve their dreams: ‘The only way to fail is to not try again’
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Our Black Women Amplified series highlights the accomplishments of ten Black women who are creating their own history with their unique contributions to the world whether it be through media, arts, science or politics. We salute their accomplishments and are inspired by their example. Below is more on our first honoree, Linsey Davis.
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Emmy-winning ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis has been successfully pushing the culture forward since her early days as a broadcaster in Flint, Michigan. Now she’s wearing multiple hats for ABC — she’s the anchor of the network’s first streaming nighttime newscast, ABC News Live Prime, the weekend anchor for World News Tonight on Sunday and has filed reports as a correspondent for World News Tonight, Good Morning America, 20/20 and Nightline.ABC News anchor and correspondent Lindsey Davis. (ABC)
If that weren’t impressive enough, two-time Emmy winner Davis is also a wife and mother and a three-time children’s book author with the latest, “Stay This Way Forever” coming out last month. The book is geared toward encouraging parents to honor their children’s individuality.
Throughout her storied career at ABC, Davis has covered everything from entertainment to politics. She was a linchpin of ABC News’ political coverage, including moderating ABC News’ Democratic presidential debates in Sept. 2019 and Feb. 2020, and was on deck for the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
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As far as her advice to other Black women who are looking to fulfill their own aspirations wherever they may lie, Davis says: “The only way to fail is to not try again.”
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