Tropical Storm Gordon causes the death of a child

Tropical Storm Gordon causes the death of a child

Tropical Storm Gordon has killed one person, according to emergency managers in northwest Florida.

Escambia County Emergency Communications received a call reporting a tree falling on a mobile home, and arrived on scene at 8:48 p.m., according to the official website of Escambia County.

This happened on the 4000 block of Bobe Street, officials said.

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Crews found a very large oak tree limb on the back of the home, the site reads. EMS crews confirmed one pediatric fatality.

The National Weather Service also reports the death was caused by a tree limb falling onto a trailer.

So far, this is the only fatality caused by Tropical Storm Gordon; it occurred in West Pensacola, Florida, the NWS said.