Shocking moment that man narrowly avoids being crushed by a falling tree when it crashes into his front yard just as he leaves the house
- Timothy Sheetz was nearly beaten when he left the family home in Wisconsin
- His mother posted the nail-biting moment of their security camera
- Lori Sheetz Blank said she was very grateful that her son was not injured
A young man came a few inches after being hit by a tree when he fell over his front yard during heavy rain and strong winds.
Heartbreaking footage shows Timothy Sheetz entering the front porch and locking the door to the family home in Janesville, Wisconsin.
But just as he steps into the driveway, the tree crashes and sends it back onto the porch.
Timothy Sheetz was nearly crushed by a tree when it fell during rain and strong winds in Janesville, Wisconsin. It is pictured above after the tree collapsed
The tree misses Timothy, but he brings down the power lines running from the house to the street.
Relieved mother Lori Sheetz Blank posted the footage to social media after the nail-biting moment was captured by her security camera.
In the 30-second clip, Timothy is not put off by his near miss and returns in a short, smoking around the fallen tree and leaving.
Lori commented, “The wires are right over his head. Apart from the tree, it could have been electrocuted. ‘
She shared the clip on Facebook and wrote, “So … Timothy Sheetz … How’s your day ??? Hmmmm ….
Thank you God for protecting him and telling us one more story. You are so good to us and we are grateful to you. ‘
The clip, made on July 9, has been viewed more than 2,000 times.
Timothy is shown here leaving the house just before the tree collapsed behind him