Tree tragedy felt by entire community

NEWS: Girl, 4, killed by falling tree in Rosalind Park

THE death of a four-year-old girl in Rosalind Park on Monday was a terrible tragedy.

Our hearts go out to the family of this little girl and her mum who remains in a Melbourne hospital in a serious condition.

This event shows the fragility of life - a young mother and her little girl happily walking through Bendigo's famous Rosalind Park making the most of a superb summer day only to fall victim to a horrible accident.

Such a horrific scenario.

Events such as that which unfolded in Rosalind Park on Monday afternoon are felt deeply by an entire community.

We feel for those emergency personnel who attended this tragedy and the witnesses who were first on the scene to render assistance to this young mother.

What must they be going through?

Such loss is also felt by the general public.

The Bendigo Advertiser Facebook page had more than 150 messages of condolence posted on Monday night - people thinking of the little girl, her mum and their extended families.

Our hearts go out to the family of this little girl and her mum who remains in a Melbourne hospital in a serious condition.

People were genuinely moved by this tragedy and could only offer words in support of those whose lives have been shattered by this event.

We spare a thought for everyone involved today.

The community is thinking of you all.

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