Woman dies after trees falls on vehicle in Gem County

One woman is dead and another seriously injured after a tree fell on their vehicle while camping in Gem County Tuesday night.

According to the Gem County Dispatch, the two women were at the Antelope Campground near Sage Hen Reservoir when the storm blew through, toppling several trees in the area. They sought refuge in a vehicle.

Authorities says the upper part of a tree fell on the vehicle. 

One woman died at the scene, while the other was flown by air ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment. No word on her condition.

Dispatch says the names of the two women are not being released at this time.

Crews are working to clear the roads and damage. The Forest Service is assessing the area.

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