Large tree blocks Greenwell Street

Large tree blocks Greenwell Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A large tree blocked Greenwell Street in Baton Rouge for several hours Wednesday morning.

The tree fell between Johnette Drive and Velora Street.

Witnesses said it happened around 4 a.m.

They added a driver in a truck was trapped under the tree for a short time. According to witnesses, deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office were able to get the driver out with little injury.

Crews worked to get the tree cleared from the roadway before noon.

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