Strawberry hut squashes German pensioner
A 77-year-old German woman was killed after being crushed by a roadside hut selling strawberries that blew over in strong winds, authorities said Thursday.
The pensioner on Wednesday took shelter behind the hut when the weather suddenly worsened.
But a gust blew it on top of her, police in Konstanz in southern Germany said. She died from her injuries in hospital.
A woman also drowned in nearby Lake Constance after winds capsized her canoe.
Windy and stormy weather also left several others injured and snarled traffic in other areas of southern Germany.
© 2011 AFP