EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – City leaders in a Twin Cities suburb are
asking for citizen help to spot old, decaying trees before they become
The city has acknowledged the tree that fell and killed 56-year-old
Nina MacKay last Friday was compromised by decay. But in this case,
there were no outwards signs the tree was a problem. MacKay was
walking her dogs when the basswood tree snapped and fell on her. She
died at the scene.
KMSP-TV says a memorial around a cross at the site continues to grow.
A funeral service for MacKay is scheduled for Saturday.
Information from: KMSP-TV, http://www.myfox9.com