Funeral plans underway for 16-year-old killed by tree branch

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Funeral plans are being made for 16-year-old Jack Lewis. He was an Oakland Tech junior who was hit in the head by a tree branch and died late last week.

Lewis and some friends were celebrating a birthday Friday at Lake Merritt, near Fairyland.

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The heavy branch snapped after Lewis jumped and grabbed hold of it.

Oakland Tech has counselors on campus this week to help students cope with the tragedy.

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