Can the county or property owner be held liable regarding a fallen tree in the road?

Question Details: My son was driving on a county road he came around a curve and there was a fallen tree all the way across the highway he couldn't swerve to miss it and he ran into and over the tree. There was almost $4000 damage to the truck. The tree was about 15 feet off highway. There was no bad weather or wind the night that it happened. The police were called and report made. I am just wondering if county can be held liable for damages or the property owner.

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