Woman killed by falling tree in Marsiling Park was wearing noise-cancelling earbuds

Ms Loke Xiao Li was wearing earphones while jogging at Marsiling Park when a tree fell on her on Feb 18, 2021.
Ms Loke Xiao Li was wearing earphones while jogging at Marsiling Park when a tree fell on her on Feb 18, 2021.ST PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO, WONG SHIYING
Ms Loke Xiao Li's body being taken away from the scene in Marsiling Park on Feb 18, 2021.
Ms Loke Xiao Li's body being taken away from the scene in Marsiling Park on Feb 18, 2021. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - Had her sister not been wearing her earbuds and listening to music during her run, she might have heard the cracking sound of the tree falling and gotten out of the way in time, said Ms Gillian Loke, 44.

Her younger sister, Ms Loke Xiao Li, 38, was killed by a falling tree in Marsiling park on Thursday (Feb 18).

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