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Tree branch crashes through car on Maple and Glide Streets

Updated: 07/01/2014 11:04 PM
Created: 07/01/2014 4:50 PM WHEC.com

A tree branch came crashing through a woman’s car, narrowly missing the driver’s seat.

Kim VanOrden was driving near the intersection of Maple and Glide Streets Tuesday afternoon when a large tree limb fell from a tree and landed on the roof of her car.

Kim VanOrden said, “I heard a crash. I heard the windows crashing. Then I see the pole sitting right next to me. It would have gone right through my chest. I’m a little scared, a little shaken up, thanking God.”

VanOrden and her passenger were not injured.

Police say a strong gust of wind caused the limb to snap and fall on the vehicle.





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