Motorist killed by falling tree

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on E. Cone Blvd

GREENSBORO, NC (04-16-2018) – On 04-15-2018 at 5:46 pm Greensboro Police responded to a motor vehicle crash involving injury that occurred at E. Cone Blvd and Caesar St.

Mr. Anthony George (48 of Greensboro, NC) was operating his 2015 BMW east on E. Cone Blvd when a tree fell onto his moving vehicle. Mrs. Becky Combs (48 of Liberty, NC) was operating her 2008 Dodge Avenger east on E. Cone Blvd when the same tree fell onto her moving vehicle.

Mr. George died from the injuries he sustained. Mrs. Renee George (49 of Greensboro) and Mrs. Combs both sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Eastbound E. Cone Blvd was closed due to the tree across the roadway, but has since been re-opened.

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