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Woman Crushed To Death After Tree Falls On Car

A woman has died and a man is seriously injured after a tree fell on their car in the NSW Blue Mountains.

The incident occurred on Thursday evening, with authorities finding the pair's Volvo sedan crushed under a large, fallen tree on Victoria Street in Katoomba.

Katoomba Tree Death
The car was found crushed by a tree. Photo: 10 News First.

What caused the tree to fall remains unclear.

The woman aged in her 40s, who was a passenger in the car, suffered fatal injuries while the male driver, aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital with head and chest injuries.

Katoomba Tree Death
It's unclear what made the tree fall. Photo: 10 News First.
Katoomba Tree Death
A woman, who was the passenger in the car, has died. Photo: 10 News First.

He remains in a serious condition at Westmead Hospital.

Victoria Street remains closed in both directions.

More to come.