Tree branch smashes down near car in Ellensburg, luckily not damaged

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — One car owner in Ellensburg had luck on their side Saturday as a massive tree branch fell, crashing right next to their car.

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The Ellensburg Police Department was called to the 300 block of E 3rd Ave. for a traffic hazard.

When officers arrived, they found the fallen tree branch right beside the car.

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The police department posted photos on Facebook, saying “miracle on 3rd Ave!”

Police say the branch did not damage the car or the building it fell near.