Toddler hurt when tree falls onto house during storm

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Sumter County Officials say a toddler was badly hurt after a tree fell on his home.

According to our CBS sister station WLTX, the tree basically split the house in half.

That tree trapped the 3-year-old boy, who was lying on a couch inside the home. 

“My husband was out, they actually tried to get the boy that was pinned underneath the tree. and it took like 20 minutes for them to get the boy out from underneath the tree.” Said neighbor Kim Williams. 

Crews used chainsaws to cut the roof and tree to get to the child. 

EMS said he was unresponsive when they took him to the hospital. 

His current condition is unknown. 

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