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Tree falls and nearly misses Chesterfield grandmother, infant

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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

A massive tree narrowly misses a Chesterfield woman and two children when it crashed into their home Wednesday night. 

Shortly before 7:00p.m., a large tree fell into a group of town homes in Cross Creek Apartments. The tree completely damaged one unit but left others essentially unscathed.

Pamela Thomas says, she was just sitting down to dinner with her 13-year-old son and infant granddaughter when the tree crashed into her home.

"My granddaughter, who is three months old, and my son had both just left upstairs literally within two minutes of the tree coming through the window," said Thomas. "We're absolutely lucky being where we are right now and that none of us were hurt."

Thomas has lived in the town home with her husband and son since October. Now, it's unlivable. She and her family will be staying with the Red Cross until the damage to their home is assessed.

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