DELAND, Fla. - Crews in DeLand took down a big, historic tree that was struck by lightning in August.
Most of the branches of the
200-to-300-year-old tree hung over U.S. 17-92 in the median near the intersection of Dodge Avenue.
Lanes were closed as workers removed the tree.
A circumference section of the tree will be cut and given to the City of DeLand for historical purposes.