CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The historic rainfall on Monday has killed a woman on Elaine Circle in Chattanooga.

According to a news release emailed to Channel 3 Eyewitness News, police were called to her home just after 12:00 a.m. Tuesday and found that 54-year-old Micki Hare had died. 

A tree fell on her while she tried to move her vehicle. Hare's husband called police and stated that he'd been awakened to find that a tree had fallen on his car.

He also told police that he couldn't find his wife. It was later discovered that Mrs. Hare had gone outside and was attempting to move their vehicles from the carport to avoid any falling trees.

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