At Least 9 Dead After Storm Triggers Massive Flooding, Knocks Out Power Along East Coast

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A powerful winter storm that pummeled the Northeast, killing at least nine and leaving 2 million homes and businesses without power, unleashed heavy rain and snow but inflicted its deadliest damage with fierce winds.

A flooded car sits in Hough's Neck due to a strong coastal storm on March 2, 2018 in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
A flooded car sits in Hough’s Neck due to a strong coastal storm on March 2, 2018 in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

The death toll had stood at eight until Saturday night, when police in Andover, N.J., reported that a man was killed after coming in contact with downed power lines.

Four people died when winds toppled trees onto vehicles; those killed were a 57-year-old man in Upper Merion Township, Pa.; a 25-year-old man in Stamford, Conn.; a 37-year-old man in Plympton, Mass.; and an 11-year-old boy in Putnam Valley, N.Y.

In Chester, Va., a 6-year-old boy died when a tree crushed him while he slept in his bed.

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