DETROIT (AP) -- Officials have confirmed one storm-related death in Michigan, raising to seven the toll from the heavy rain, powerful winds and tornadoes that formed across the region.
Jackson County Sheriff Steven Rand says 21-year-old Ryan Allan Rickman of Leslie died when his vehicle was crushed by a fallen tree Sunday evening.
A band of moved across the Midwest on Sunday, unleashing powerful winds that flattened homes and left cars, trees and belongings strewn across neighborhoods. Officials say the storms also killed six people in Illinois.
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