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Man killed when falling tree crushes SUV

PIKEVILLE, KY (AP) - A Pike County man was killed when a storm toppled a tree onto his sport utility vehicle.

WYMT-TV in Hazard quoted Teresa Reynolds of the Phyllis community who said the large tree came down across Route 194 on Thursday afternoon and crushed the vehicle.

Firefighters say it appears the driver was killed instantly.

Neighbors say the man was driving home and was within a mile of his house when the storm struck.

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