Sunday Storms Knock Down Trees, Leave Thousands Without Power
Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in North Bethesda; Delaney denies report of dropping out of presidential race
Sunday storms bring down trees; power outages across region
Strong evening thunderstorms on Sunday flooded roads, brought down trees and left thousands without power across the Washington region. As of Monday morning, Pepco reported that more than 700 were without power, mostly in Montgomery County. MARC rail service was disrupted Monday morning when a tree fell across the tracks near the Garrett Park station. The transit service tweeted that commuters should expect cancellations and delays [WTOP].
Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in North Bethesda
A 31-year-old woman was seriously injured Saturday morning after Montgomery County Police say she tried to cross Tuckerman Lane near the intersection with Kings Riding Way. The woman was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver was identified as Chase Lawrence Dobler, 27, of Rockville, and was not injured [WTOP].
Delaney says he is not dropping out of presidential race
Former congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential contender John Delaney is disputing reports that aides have asked him to drop out of the race next month due to fears he may not qualify for the third debate in September. Delaney, a Potomac resident, is scheduled to appear in the second debate, which will be held July 30 [CBS].
Monday will be hot, with temperatures reaching 92 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms are expected, with a flash flood watch in effect starting at 3 p.m.
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