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HOUSTON Residents on the north side of Houston experienced flooding and damage from fallen trees on Thursday.

Justin Sanders brand new pickup truck was crushed by a tree.

I just bought it about a week ago, Sanders said.

He was thankful he only lost a truck and not a life.

I m glad it wasn t my bedroom or something like that, Sanders said. it sucks, but it s life.

The North Freeway and Tidwell caused problems for scores of drivers. Ruth Lopez s vehicle was stuck in high water on the frontage road.

It works. It turns on and everything, but it s stuck in there, Lopez said.

The weather has cleared out in the Houston area.

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