Massive tree crashes down on home in Knoxville, nearly hitting man

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Video clip shows the instant a tree slammed into a property in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood on Saturday, almost hitting a man on the porch.

The 200-foot-tall tree is even now outdoors the property Monday on Charles Road. The male from the video mentioned he was speechless when the substantial tree came down throughout this weekend’s storms.

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A tree fell on a household in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville community on July 23, 2022.

(Photo Credit history: KDKA)


He reported he was exterior grabbing the seat cushions from the front porch when the tree arrived down. The tree weakened the awning and the front of the home.

The property owners additional that no 1 from the town has appear to take away the tree still. It is blocking the driveway and limiting obtain in and out of the household.

“I just want the tree taken off from my house,” reported the man’s girlfriend and home owner, Theresa Bentley. “Then I can get the awning eradicated and have a ordinary household.”

Bentley instructed KDKA-Television set that the metropolis informed her she would be bumped up on the precedence listing, but it could be some time for the reason that there are no traces down.

KDKA-Television set arrived at out to the town for a certain timeline but did not listen to back Monday.