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Photo: Man Cheats Death After Tree Crushes His Mercedes
A man narrowly avoided death last night after a huge tree fell onto his Mercedes Benz in Beverly Hills.
The man was driving last night at about 8:30 p.m. on Lexington Road near Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Hills when a huge pine tree uprooted and fell over onto his car. Firefighters were able to rescue the man by cutting off the roof of the car, CBS LA reports. The tree just missed the front two seats, crashing right behind them.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive, according to KTLA. Unless this is Final Destination, in which case things are about to get worse.
Police say it was last night's strong winds that uprooted the tree. There were also numerous power outages in West Hollywood, and some concern about a damaged billboard on Santa Monica Blvd. near Robertson Blvd.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.