Daniels said the tree fell on the center of the home, making recovery efforts difficult. Crews were called to secure the structure before they could remove the child’s body, and cleanup continued at noon.
“There is so much destruction,” Daniels said. “It really just split the house in half.”
The Atlanta area recorded more than 6 inches of rainfall in December, and another 1.33 inches fell Sunday. Overnight, snow and wintry mix dusted the region and wind gusts of up to 44 mph were recorded, snapping trees and contributing to hundreds of thousands of power outages across the state.
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