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Storm downs wires, trees, triggers flooding

Lynn Police and Fire stand by a car that was hit by a tree, blocking Western Avenue between Franklin and Washington streets Wednesday afternoon. (Jim Wilson)
LYNN — It was quite a scare for Julia Mezias, 20, when a tree was struck by lightning and fell on top of her car, shattering her back windshield as she was driving on Western Avenue Wednesday evening.  Mezias was headed to pick up a co-worker at one of her jobs when the storm abruptly…

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