Fallen tree traps people in park for hours

A tree blocked the road leading to a parking lot at Jefferson Memorial Forest

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (WAVE) – In Kentucky, high winds caused damage and stranded people in a park for more than four hours on Saturday.

A tree blocked the road leading to a parking lot at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

It also brought down a power line.

Firefighters had to wait for LG&E crews to arrive.

About 50 cars – and the people in them – had to wait four hours for crew to finally cut the tree and repair the wire.

Officials closed the park as soon as everything was cleared away.

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