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Person in critical condition after tree falls on car in Twin Lakes area

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22 year old in critical condition following a tree falling on his car in the Twin Lakes area. 22 year old in critical condition following a tree falling on his car in the Twin Lakes area.
TWIN LAKES, Idaho -

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says one person is in critical condition after a tree fell on their car in the Twin Lakes area during a massive windstorm Tuesday evening. 

Jordan S. Simon, 22, of Twin Lakes, is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. 

His passenger, 22-year-old Sheldon M. Cole-Kaegle was released from the scene.

The crash was reported around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The caller, a utility worker with Kootenai Electric, said he had come upon a truck that had a large tree on it. 

Deputies found a 2001 Dodge pickup in the road with a tree across the truck's cab. Both Simon and Cole-Kaegle had been extricated from the truck.

Tuesday's storm is already being blamed for two other deaths, one on Spokane's south hill, and another involving a car accident near Cheney. 

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