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MICHIGAN STORMS
(2008-06-09)
(wgvu) - AT LEAST SIX PEOPLE ARE DEAD IN THE AFTERMATH OF
INTENSE STORMS THAT BATTERED MICHIGAN'S LOWER PENINSULA.
THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF FUNNEL CLOUD TOUCHDOWNS YESTERDAY, BUT
HIGH WINDS TOPPLED POWER LINES AND TREES AND CUT OFF ELECTRICITY TO
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CUSTOMERS.
TWO PEOPLE DELIVERING NEWSPAPERS FOR THE GRAND RAPIDS PRESS
DROWNED EARLY YESTERDAY AFTER THE ROAD BENEATH THEIR CAR COLLAPSED
AND IT PLUNGED INTO A RAVINE NEAR SAUGATUCK.
ELSEWHERE IN WEST MICHIGAN, TWO OTHER PEOPLE WERE KILLED BY
FALLING TREES AND A MAN DROWNED WHILE TENDING TO A DAM. AUTHORITIES
ALSO SAY A LANSING-AREA WOMAN DIED WHEN HIGH WINDS BLEW A
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE ON TOP OF HER.
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