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1 dead as winds whip through Western Washington

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A man has died after a tree fell on his car in Seattle as a strong wind storm battered much of Western Washington. A man has died after a tree fell on his car in Seattle as a strong wind storm battered much of Western Washington.
SEATTLE -

A man has died after a tree fell on his car in Seattle as a strong wind storm battered much of Western Washington.
    
The Seattle Fire Department says firefighters were working Sunday afternoon to remove the tree and recover the man's body at Seward Park in south Seattle.
    
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for much of western Washington.
    
Meteorologist Jay Neher says winds could reach between 40 and 50 mph through Sunday evening. Gusts of up to 58 mph were reported in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord area.
    
Puget Sound Energy and Seattle City Light reported tens of thousands of people were without power as of Sunday afternoon.

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