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Tree Troubles

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Tuesday's storm blew down many trees, knocking out power, damaging roofs, and injuring a Cedar Rapids woman.

The Grant Wood Area Red Cross says a tree destroyed a roof in Cedar Rapids.

The house, on 15th Avenue, was hit by a falling tree. The Red Cross is helping two adults and one child with lodging. No injuries were reported.

A woman is in the hospital after being hit by a tree.

Cedar Rapids Police say a tree fell on a woman along the 600 block of 42nd Street North East. She was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals.  Her name has not been released. Police urge drivers to stay away from downed power lines.

 

Online Producer: Maria Magner

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