1 killed after high winds knock tree onto car

180,000 lack power in Western Washington




SEATTLE — Falling trees have killed one person and injured others as high winds and rain swept through Western Washington Monday, authorities said.

The King County Sheriff’s Office says a tree fell on a car in Renton Monday evening, killing one person and critically injuring another.

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office says a 15-year-old girl was inside a mobile home when a tree came through the roof in Port Orchard. The sheriff’s office says she was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities say another woman was taken to a hospital after her car was hit by a tree near Bellevue.

Over 180,000 customers had lost power in the region as of Monday evening.

The National Weather Service weather service issued a high wind warning Monday and said many areas were seeing gusts topping 60 mph with even stronger winds on the coast and in north-central and northeastern Washington.