Falling tree kills Texas woman during storm's fury

PINEHURST, Texas (AP) - A woman has died after a tree fell on her home as Hurricane Ike roared into an area north of Houston.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Lt. Dan Norris said the woman was in her bed early Saturday when the tree toppled on her home.

He did not have additional details, and her name was not released.

It's the first confirmed death from Hurricane Ike, which barreled into southeast Texas early Saturday morning.

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