Tree falls, kills Pennsylvania motorist after heavy storms

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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BUSHKILL, Pa. -- A falling tree after heavy storms and flooding in northeastern Pennsylvania hit a vehicle and killed the 31-year-old motorist inside.

Authorities said the tree fell Wednesday morning on Route 209 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

A park spokeswoman told The Morning Call of Allentown that the Monroe County Coroner's office pronounced Manual Loureiro of Bushkill dead at the scene.

Route 209 reopened after being closed for several hours.


Information from: The Morning Call,