Tree lands in the middle of the road, almost inches away from driver

DICKINSON, Texas (KTRK) -- This driver is lucky to be alive after a tree fall came close to taking his life.

Michael Huffman said he was driving along FM 517 Road in Dickinson with three children, when a tree toppled down out of nowhere.

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Michael Huffman explains the frightening moment he and his three children nearly died when a tree toppled down onto a roadway in Dickinson.



As Huffman and others were casually driving down the road, the tree swayed and crashed in front of his fender.

He said initially, he was in a state of shock. "If I had been a half second faster, it would have fallen right on top of us," Huffman said.

Luckily, no one was injured despite a few bee stings.

Ultimately, Huffman encourages drivers to always pay attention to your surroundings while on the road.
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