Powerful winds whipped across the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend, leaving at least nine people injured as trees and power lines succumbed to the gusts.
Parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island saw up to 6 inches of snow Sunday morning. But high winds continued even as the snowfall dissipated, leaving approximately 370,000 utility customers from Wisconsin to Maine without power Sunday morning, officials said.
Officials say two people have died after a tree fell onto a car in Abington, Massachusetts, NECN reported. Abington Fire Chief John Nuttall said the rotted tree completely crushed the passenger compartment. It's not immediately clear whether high winds in the area caused the tree to fall, but Nuttal said that it was "likely."
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