6-year-old boy dies after tree falls on Virginia home

NBC 12/Source: Clarence Payne
NBC 12/Source: Clarence Payne

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) – The 6-year-old boy who was sent to the hospital has died, according to NBC12.

A 6-year-old was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a tree fell on his home Friday morning due to high winds, Chesterfield County officials have confirmed to WWBT.

A neighbor says he crawled into the home to help get the boy out of his bunk bed and saw the tree on the boy's head. 

The incident occurred on Cliffside Drive in Chester.