Highway 33 Open Again After Fallen Tree

Strong winds today have not only heightened concerns for wildfires, but falling trees as well.

Around 2:30 p.m. a wind gust blew down a tree, blocking both lanes of Highway 33 between Grimesland and Chocowinity.

No one was hurt, but one driver told WITN News that he was lucky it didn't hit him.

Volunteer firefighters cut up the tree and the highway was open again aroudn 3:45 p.m.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 23, 2009 at 08:50 AM
    im so sad that this tree fell because thats where i was planning on gettin married
  • by Noneya Location: IBX on Apr 23, 2009 at 03:23 AM
    How is this news ? Not mad, just enertained. I'm glad I live somewhere, that this is considered news ! hahahahaha
  • by Me on Apr 22, 2009 at 01:46 PM
    I have been watching that tree. It already looked like it was leaning.
  • by Concerned Location: Country on Apr 22, 2009 at 12:29 PM
    I'm thinking this was the act of terriost
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