VALLEY, Ala. (WRBL) — We’re tracking the damage left behind in the wake of storms that passed through our viewing area earlier tonight. An Alabama woman says she’s lucky to be alive after a tree collapsed in her home.
Mary Carter, a Valley resident claims that she was sleeping when a tree fell upon her home of 40 year. She awoke to the sound of glass breaking and her name being called–as neighbors broke through a side window to rescue her. Larry Carter, her nephew says that he is grateful for his aunt’s survival.
“She’s survived and that is the most important thing,” Larry Carter, Nephew of Homeowner. “Stuff, this is just stuff, this is just material stuff and this can easily be replaced but we are very fortunate that we have our aunt still alive.”
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