• Storm blows down tree, killing hunter from Seattle


    NEHALEM, Ore. -  

    An elk hunter from Seattle was killed when storm winds blew a tree down onto his tent.


    Nathan Christensen, 52, was hunting near Nehalem on Oregon's northwest coast Monday.


    Two hunters in a nearby camp heard the tree snap as winds reached more than 70 miles an hour.


    They tried to cut the tree away to rescue Christensen, but couldn't save him.

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