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Isanti County Woman Trapped in Car During Storm

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 11:43 am

A woman in Isanti County was trapped in her car Thursday after strong winds toppled a tree onto the vehicle she was driving, according to KSTP Television. Jill Arnoldy of Stanchfiel was on her way back to her home when the tree fell on her car, leaving her scared and trappedher inside. Arnoldy was able to escape with only a bruised wrist, but she admits she’s lucky to be alive. Arnoldy’s home was also significantly damaged by fallen trees in Thursday’s storm. Arnoldy told KSTP her homeowner’s insurance won’t cover wind damage, and apparently she now needs to find alternate housing.¬†

Strong storms passed through the region both Thursday and Friday nights.

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