The Orion

Lightning splits Bidwell Mansion tree

Many are left wondering if  insurance will cover the damage done to their cars

George Johnston

April 13, 2017

While most Chico State students sought shelter from the hailstorm hitting campus, a bolt of lightning struck a tree by Bidwell Mansion, splitting it in half. Jewel Keahilhau was sitting in her car at the Bidwell Mansion parking lot, recording the hail when the tree split and fell on her vehicle. Keahilhau...

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