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Tree Falls on Car, Killing Driver

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and their identity is being withheld pending notification of family

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Strong storms knocked down a tree in Claremont, New Hampshire, causing it to topple onto a car, killing the driver, according to police.

The incident happened Sunday night around 7:30 on Chestnut Street. Crews arrived on scene and said the vehicle had been traveling in its own lane.

The driver, who police have identified as Kyle Leclair, 24, of Claremont, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chestnut Street remained closed as of Monday morning due to downed trees and power lines. Several areas of Claremont remain without power.

The incident remains under investigation.

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