Grand Rapids man survives after tree falls on him

Posted at 10:10 PM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 22:36:24-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Grand Rapids man is lucky to be alive after a tree fell on him.

It happened in the 200 block of Baynton in Grand Rapids on Thursday morning.

Fred Stella said he was snow blowing his driveway when the tree came crashing down from the other side of the street. Neighbors in the area heard the tree snap and came rushing to help after calling 911.

Stella said his wife noticed how unstable the tree was just days prior to the incident.