Storms knock out power, blamed for 1 death in Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Officials said storms with high winds swept through Tennessee knocking down trees and power lines, leaving more than 100,000 customers without power and causing one death. News outlets cited the Nashville Electric Service in reporting that Sunday’s storms caused one of the largest power outages on record in the city. About 130,000 people without power at one point, and about 101,000 customers remained without power Monday morning. One person was killed: The Spring Hill Police Department said in a statement that Spring Hill Firefighter Mitchell Earwood died due to “a tragic weather-related incident at his home.”

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