Twist of Fate Saves Woman in Storm

7 years 1 week 3 days ago Wednesday, May 22 2013 May 22, 2013 Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:04:06 AM CDT May 22, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

JENNINGS, Mo. - A suburban St. Louis woman believes a short walk to get a flashlight during a storm saved her life.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Jennings home of 78-year-old Beatrice Flieger lost power at the height of a severe storm Monday night. She had to get up from her kitchen chair to get a flashlight in the bedroom.

Seconds later, winds knocked over a massive tree that crashed through the roof and crushed the chair she had just walked away from.

 

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