Oakland teen dies in fall from tree

A 16-year-old boy died in a fall Friday evening outside of Fairyland in Oakland after a branch broke while he was climbing a tree, according to police.

Police and fire officials called to Grand Avenue and Harrison Street shortly before 6 p.m. found that several minors were climbing in a tree when one of the limbs broke, knocking the boy to the ground, police said The boy died at the scene.

Police are investigating the death as an accident.