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Fallen Tree Crushes Car, Knocks Out Power In Yonkers

A tree fell on a car and damaged power lines and a transformer early Friday in Yonkers, leaving 858 customers without power, News 12 Westchester reports.
A tree fell on a car and damaged power lines and a transformer early Friday in Yonkers, leaving 858 customers without power, News 12 Westchester reports. Photo Credit: News 12 Westchester screen grab

YONKERS, N. Y. -- Utility officials hoped to have power restored by Friday afternoon to hundreds of customers in Yonkers who lost power after a fallen tree crushed a car and took out power early Friday, according to News 12.

Heavy rain caused the tree to collapse and damage power lines and a power transformer at around 12:30 a.m. Friday in Yonkers, cutting off power to 858 customers. News 12 reports that no one was in the car crushed by the tree.

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