Falling Tree, Utility Pole Kill Motorist at Chit Lom

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BANGKOK — Police are investigating what caused a large tree to fall on Soi Chit Lom, taking out an electrical pole which fell and killed a motorist Saturday morning.

Nitchapat Somjet, 25, was riding a motorbike when she was killed at about 9:30am by the falling utility pole. The pole was knocked down when a large tree next to Central Chidlom collapsed. Two others were injured and taken for treatment at a hospital.

The street is currently closed due to the accident.

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