Large tree falls into North Carolina home, trapping man inside

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GASTONIA, N.C. — A tree fell through a North Carolina mobile home, pinning a man inside, according to the Gaston Gazette.

The tree fell completely through the middle of the home Friday afternoon in Gastonia, according to the paper.

A man inside the home was injured and had to be airlifted to a hospital in Charlotte with life-threatening injuries, according to officials. His identity has not been released.

About 40 emergency workers responded to the scene. The cause of the tree falling is not known.

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