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Trees Destroy Cars, Homes in Bedford Storm

Severe storms ripped through south central Indiana last night, leaving hundreds without power.

In Bedford, trees were uprooted, houses destroyed, and cars decimated. One Bedford resident, Carla Yother, was home when a tree fell on her house, and doesn’t know what the damage will end up costing her.

“I’m sure my basement is flooded,” she says, “and I have a furnace and hot water heater down there.”

Indiana Department of Transportation spokesperson Cher Elliot says several roads in Lawrence County are currently closed due to flooding.

Most residents were in good spirits, as despite the destruction, no major injuries were reported in the area. Less than 12 hours after the storm, neighbors were helping each other cut up downed trees, and clear brush

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