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1 dead in New York after storms hit eastern US

A man died after getting out of his car and was swept by a flood in Norway, New York, state officials said.

The man, who has not been identified, "did not follow a traffic control signal" and went out into a flooded area, said Michael Kopi, the state's director of emergency management.

Nearly 600,000 customers were left without electricity Friday from Virginia to Maine after the storms passed Thursday night. Most of the outages were reported in New York and Maine.
Con Edison workers are working to restore the service in Queens, New York, near John F. Kennedy International Airport, CNN affiliate WABC reports.

Winds are blowing

Tens of thousands of customers have also been without electricity in Pennsylvania, Vermont, Connecticut, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

More than 75 million Americans were under recommendations or wind warnings Friday morning from the Great Lakes of the Northeast, CNN meteorologists say.

There were at least 1

75 high wind reports late Thursday from mid-Atlantic to New England, the National Weather Service reported.

More than 20 low temperature records were set Thursday from the Midwest to the East Coast, meteorologists told CNN.

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