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Suburban Detroit man electrocuted by contact with power line down in weekend Michigan storms

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WARREN, Michigan — Police in suburban Detroit say a 61-year-old man was electrocuted when he came in contact with a power line that was knocked down during the weekend's severe thunderstorms.

PHOTO: A downed tree lies near a car after severe storoms Sunday in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Monday, July 28, 2014. Crews are working to restore power after series of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula and knocked out power to more than 210,000 homes and businesses. The storms packed winds up to 70 mph that knocked down trees and ripped roofs off buildings. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Charles V. Tines)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT
A downed tree lies near a car after severe storoms Sunday in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Monday, July 28, 2014. Crews are working to restore power after series of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula and knocked out power to more than 210,000 homes and businesses. The storms packed winds up to 70 mph that knocked down trees and ripped roofs off buildings. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Charles V. Tines) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

Police in Warren didn't immediately identify the man who died Wednesday. The Detroit News and WDIV-TV say the man was landlord of the home and lived in Macomb County's Clinton Township.

The power line belongs to DTE Energy Co., which says 186,000 of its customers lost power in Sunday's storms. The Detroit-based company says all but 6,000 had their power back by 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. says it's finished restoring power to the 37,000 homes and businesses blacked out in Sunday's storms.

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PHOTO: A downed tree lies near a car after severe storoms Sunday in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Monday, July 28, 2014. Crews are working to restore power after series of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula and knocked out power to more than 210,000 homes and businesses. The storms packed winds up to 70 mph that knocked down trees and ripped roofs off buildings. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Charles V. Tines)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT
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