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The death toll has risen to six from winter storms in the U.S. midsection that are pushing toward the Northeast.
Two passengers in a car on a sleet-slickened Arkansas highway died Wednesday when the vehicle crossed the centre line and struck an SUV.
In Oklahoma, the Highway Patrol said a 76-year-old woman died Tuesday when a truck crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the car she was in. The Highway Patrol earlier reported that a 28-year-old woman was killed in another crash.
The storm’s winds were also blamed Tuesday for toppling a tree onto a truck in Texas, killing the driver, and a tree onto a house in Louisiana, killing a man.
Blizzard conditions were possible Wednesday for parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. By the end of the week, that snow was expected to move into the Northeast
Rare winter tornadoes damaged buildings in Louisiana and Alabama…
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