DETROIT (AP) — A cleanup effort is taking place on Detroit’s Belle Isle after severe thunderstorms this week damaged or knocked down scores of trees.
The island park in the Detroit River was among the hard-hit areas following Monday’s storms, which caused damage and knocked out power on Detroit’s east side, the Grosse Pointe suburbs and elsewhere. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
Department of Natural Resources district supervisor Michael Terrell tells WDIV-TV about 75 to 100 trees snapped, were pulled out of the ground or were severely damaged.READ MORE: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
Terrell was at Belle Isle during the storm and said there were “trees flying past.”
He says workers from across the state are part of the cleanup, which is ongoing this week.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
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