Toppled trees kill 2 in windy Northern California

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 30, 2014 at 1:51 p.m.



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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Falling trees killed two people in separate incidents as winds topped 60 mph in Northern California.

Authorities tell the Oroville Mercury-Register (http://bit.ly/1Bl61bb ) that a person in a car in a residential neighborhood in the small town of Paradise died Tuesday when a tree fell on the vehicle. About 3 ½ miles away, another person was killed after a tree tumbled into a home.

The National Weather Service reports that the strong winds also toppled several other trees onto homes, streets, cars and power lines.

The names of those killed haven't immediately been released.

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Information from: Oroville Mercury-Register, http://www.orovillemr.com

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