Guernsey-born woman was killed in UK storms
Tuesday 4th December 2012, 3:00PM GMT.
A YOUNG woman born in Guernsey was crushed beneath a tree that fell during recent storms in the UK.
Michelle Conroy was taking shelter in a small tent beside a busy route into Exeter when the accident occurred on Saturday 24 November, according to a report in The Times.
Shortly before noon a large tree blew down and crushed her.
It was reported that Ms Conroy, 21, was sleeping rough at the time after leaving a hostel in Plymouth to be with her homeless boyfriend. He and another friend were said to be with her in the tent when the tree fell – both survived with minor injuries.
Ms Conroy was described as a ‘sweet and caring’ person who was always ready to help her friends.