Did A Tree Fall Due To Carpenter Ants?

May 21, 2012 Updated May 21, 2012 at 9:22 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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May 21, 2012 Updated May 21, 2012 at 9:22 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW ) Eyewitness News cameras captured images overnight of a tree that fell on a parked vehicle.

Without any wind or weather event, police who arrived on the scene were wondering what brought the tree crashing to the ground.

The culprit could be carpenter ants.

The incident happened on Villa Venue between Delaware and Colvin. Officials on the scene tell us that ants ate through the tree, causing it to fall.

The street will be closed for a period of time until crews finish cleaning up.