(OCALA, Fla.) May 31, 2017 – A tree fell on moving vehicle traveling on 19th Avenue in Ocala.

At 7:19 PM Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident on the 2200 block of NE 19 Avenue. Upon arrival firefighters encountered driver and child shaken, but safe, after narrowly escaping a tree falling on their vehicle. Skidding approximately 25 feet, the driver was able to avoid injury. The tree, however, landed on the hood of the car. The Dodge was totaled. No injuries were sustained.

Authorities are working to remove the tree, which is still blocking the road. Please avoid traffic in the area.

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