Woman killed by falling tree

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The B.C. Coronor's Service has just released the identity of a 42-year-old Kamloops woman who died Nov. 25 while felling a tree for firewood on a remote forestry road off Lac Le Jeune Road. 

The woman is Melissa Jane Boisclair and the report states she was with a family member at the time of the accident.


Boisclair was attended by ambulance paramedics, but died of her injuries at the scene.


Family has been notified of the her death.


The B.C. Coroner's Service continues to investigate.

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