Elderly woman struck and killed by falling tree in Golden Gate Park

An elderly woman was struck and killed by a falling tree at Golden Gate Park over the weekend. 

San Francisco police said they were called to the park at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Saturday when a jogger noticed the woman down next to a large tree branch on the sidewalk near John F Kennedy Dr and 30th Avenue. 

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Emergency personnel attempted to save her, but she was declared dead at the scene.

Officials said she was a San Francisco resident, but her name was not released.

Police confirmed that the tree belongs to the city's Parks and Recreation Department.