A Butts County man and his three-year-old child were killed overnight when a tree toppled by strong winds fell on their home. The man's wife and another child were sleeping in a different room and survived.
There was a close call on Philip Weldon Rd. in Lamar County as well, according to fire chief Steve Andrews.
No one was hurt when a large oak fell and crushed this home in the 500 block of South 6th Street Extension in northwest Lamar overnight. (Photo: Walter Geiger)