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1 killed, several hurt by falling trees in Washington storm

SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say falling trees have killed one person and injured others as high winds and rain swept through western Washington.

The King County Sheriff's Office says a tree fell on a car near Renton Monday evening, killing one person and injuring two others, including a child.

The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old girl was inside a mobile home when a tree came through the roof in Port Orchard. The sheriff's office says she was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities say another woman was taken to a hospital after her car was hit by a tree near Bellevue.

Over 180,000 customers had lost power in the region as of Monday evening.

The National Weather Service weather service issued a high wind warning Monday and said many areas were seeing gusts topping 60 mph, with even stronger winds on the coast and in north-central and northeastern Washington.


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