Sunday, November 18

Tree branch falls on Kelton Avenue, damages pickup truck


A tree branch fell on Kelton Avenue, blocking the road from Levering Avenue to Strathmore Drive. The fallen branch did not damage any apartment building.
 (Madeleine Pauker/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A tree branch fell on Kelton Avenue, blocking the road from Levering Avenue to Strathmore Drive. The fallen branch did not damage any apartment building. (Madeleine Pauker/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Residents discovered Saturday that a tree fell on Kelton Avenue.

The tree had two primary branches, one of which split off from the main trunk and fell onto the street below, damaging a pickup truck. The fallen branch blocked the road between Levering Avenue and Strathmore Drive as of Saturday afternoon.

Earlier this year, several trees fell on Kelton Avenue, damaging several apartment buildings. However, the tree that fell most recently did not damage any building.

City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works officials placed signs around the area. None were immediately available for comment.

Contributing reports from Madeleine Pauker, Daily Bruin senior staff.

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  • Joseph Tran

    No signs were immediately available for comment? Learn some grammar, Daily Bruin.

    • Nikki Drake

      Pretty sure they were referring to the officials and not the signs, that’s what I get from it at least.