Unlikely accident kills woman in local park

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MASSILLON, Ohio -- A woman was killed by a falling tree in a Massillon Park.

The Stark County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Rachel Schmidt of Perry Township.

According to the city, Schmidt was struck in South Sippo Park around 4:20 p.m. Sunday.

That's at 1400 Tremont Street SE.

Schmidt was treated at the scene then taken to Affinity Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

"Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family of the victim," the city said in a press release."