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Woman killed when tree fell on car has been identified

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 76-year-old Mary F. Sharp of Memphis.
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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn — Investigators have identified a Memphis woman killed when a large tree fell on her car as she was driving Sunday.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 76-year-old Mary F. Sharp of Memphis.

Traffic investigators said they were called to the scene of a single-car accident about 1:15 p.m. Sunday on Lowrance Road near Long Creek Road in southeast Shelby County.

When they got there, they found a large tree had fallen onto a passing car. They said Sharp died at the scene.