9-year-old girl killed while camping outside Chattanooga

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A 9-year-old girl was killed early Sunday morning when she was hit by a tree at a state park outside Chattanooga. 

It happened at the Foster Falls Campground in South Cumberland State Park.  

State park officials said the girl died after part of a tree fell on her family’s tent. 

First responders arrived at the scene just before 2 a.m.  

Her father was treated for minor injuries.  

No additional information was immediately released.  

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