Grandmother killed after tree crashes through northwest Houston roof has been identified

Maria De La Luz Loredo, 74. (Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

Severe weather from Hurricane Beryl Monday morning led to a fatal incident in northwest Houston, where a woman died when a tree fell onto her house.

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According to Constable Deputies from Harris County Precinct 4, a caller reported that a tree had fallen through the roof of her grandmother’s room on the 17400 block of Rustic Canyon Trail.

Severe damage in northwest Houston as a tree, uprooted by Hurricane Beryl, crashes through a home (Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

The 74-year-old woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has been identified as Maria De La Luz Loredo.

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Authorities are continuing their investigation at the scene. Residents are advised to avoid the area if possible. This is the second incident, so far, that KPRC 2 has reported on related to a tree damaging a home after two men were trapped inside their home in southeast Houston.

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