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Strong thunderstorms hit

FORT WAYNE – Nearly 700 customers were without power in northeast Indiana after strong storms whipped through northeast Indiana on Wednesday afternoon.

The Indiana Michigan Power website said more than 135 customers in Allen County, 400 customers in Wells County and nearly 140 in Huntington County were without power as of 5:20 p.m.

A train derailed in northwest Ohio.

High winds downed trees and power lines across western and southwestern Indiana. Duke Energy reported more than 18,000 customers had lost power, including nearly 7,000 in the Terre Haute area.

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The Associated Press contributed to this story.