Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal High winds reaching 24 mph brings down an oak tree to the ground smashing a pick-up truck at an apartment complex located on High Street across from the Gold Country Fairgrounds entrance Tuesday afternoon.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal Cecil Roseberry checks out the scene in disbelief from the second story at his apartment complex of the oak tree aftermath.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal The top of the downed oak tree blocks the entrance of the apartment complex not allowing vehicles to enter or exit.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal A view from the top story of the apartment complex shows the vast size of the oak completely covering the entrance.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal Cecil Roseberry who lives on the second story of the complex shows evidence of a branch cutting his leg as he witnessed the tree falling to the ground.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal A second car only received minor damage from the falling oak tree.
Ben Furtado, Auburn Journal Auburn police department shuts down High Street in both directions near the Gold Country Fairgrounds while PG and E and other tree crews assess the downed tree.