A Rison woman died Wednesday after a severe thunderstorm moved through Rison downing a tree onto a mobile home.
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 4:44 p.m. from someone saying a tree had fallen on a mobile home in Rison, trapping the woman. The Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, Rison Fire Department and EASI Ambulance Service all responded to the call.
The woman, whose name has not been released, died at the scene, according to the Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management.
Around 5 p.m., thunderstorm winds damaged powerlines and powerpoles in Drew County, leaving about 3,600 people in Monticello without power.