Ripley woman trying to fly her broom had to be rescued from tree

Melissa Burdette aged 51 of Ripley, WV had to be rescued from the top of a very tall pine tree after crashing her broom into the tree. It took two hours to get her out of the branches, rescue crews were hindered by several very angry flying monkeys who were protecting her.

When asked where she was going in such a hurry she said she was going to visit her sister Renee Burdette Cross of Scott Depot WV. Ms. Burdette suffered only scrapes and a black eye due to the crash