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Tyler Shrum, a worker for the highway department, points to other train cars that were derailed due to high winds in Otwell, Ark. on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Strong winds and flooding led to the deaths of at least three people in the South on Thursday as powerful thunderstorms moved through the region. (AP Photo/The Sun, Staci Vandagriff)

Winds, flooding blamed for deaths in South

Yahoo News

Strong winds and flooding led to the deaths of at least three people in the South on Thursday as powerful thunderstorms moved through several states.

In Arkansas, two people were killed as strong winds toppled trees. Craighead County Coroner Toby Emerson said one man died in Jonesboro when a tree fell on his home, while Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokesman Brandon Morris said another person was killed when a tree fell on a van in in the town of Black Rock. (AP)

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