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Woman killed by falling tree identified


Jennifer Lewis, 32, died after she was struck by falling trees early Sunday morning at Lake Macbride State Park near Solon.

Lewis was a science teacher at Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids.

The Kennedy's principal said she was a wonderful teacher.

Lewis was camping with friends and a sister.  While alone in her tent, a thunderstorm with heavy rain and strong wind blew through the area causing trees to fall on top of her.

She was taken to University Hospitals and Clinics where she was pronounced dead.

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