A portion of Chapin St. is closed after lightening struck a tree, causing it to fall into the street.
It happened near the Studebaker Museum between Jefferson and Washington streets.
The homeowners were working in the backyard when they saw a flash of lightening and heard a big boom.
The more than 100-year-old tree in their front yard fell into the street, narrowly missing two cars.
“It's really a miracle because nobody was driving by,” said homeowner Kathy Ann Reinhardt. “Nobody was walking by. There's two cars, my son's and a neighbor's car and it fell between them. So no damage except a cracked windshield on my son's car.”
The homeowners had been planning to get the tree trimmed, but had not yet gotten around to it. Now the whole tree will have to come down.