COVINGTON, GA (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy from Cypress, Texas was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jeff Alexander told news outlets Monday that the incident occurred at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County.

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Powerful storms had rolled through the area downing a reported 50 to 60 trees, including the one that fell on the boy’s tent.

The teen was participating in a scout gathering.

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According to CBS News another boy was in the tent at the time, but he survived.

Atlanta Area Council Boy Scouts of America CEO Tracy Techau said in a statement the death is a “difficult time for our Scouting family.” The teen was participating in a Scout gathering when the incident occurred Monday at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County, north of Atlanta.

Authorities did not release the teen’s name.

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