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News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDT

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PRYOR, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Pryor say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a freight train. The incident occurred about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in the northeastern Oklahoma city. Witnesses say the unidentified man was struck by a train at a crossing in the city. Assistant Police Chief James Willyard says a middle-aged man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries.

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Bartlesville have identified the victims of an apparent murder-suicide involving a husband and wife. Bartlesville Police Capt. Jay Hastings says officers received a call about 2:15 p.m. Saturday from a relative who witnessed the shooting at a Bartlesville residence. Police responded and found the bodies of two adults. On Sunday, officials identified the couple as 44-year-old James Delbert Tygart and his wife, 42-year-old Janie Marie Tygart.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hundreds of utility customers are without power across Oklahoma following severe storms that brought strong winds and torrential rain to the state. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. says more than 1,200 customers were without power early Sunday including more than 500 in Woodward in northwestern Oklahoma and 400 in Ringling in the southern part of the state. Public Service Company of Oklahoma says about 600 of its customers are without power in parts of its service area in southeastern Oklahoma.

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for central, southern and eastern Oklahoma as a line of thunderstorms moves across the state. Forecasters in Norman, Oklahoma, say severe storms will be possible beginning Saturday afternoon and extending overnight. The tornado watch will remain in effect until midnight. The storms may be accompanied by very large hail and damaging winds. There is a medium risk of tornadoes with any of the storms.

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