Downed tree hits multiple vehicles, reports of injuries on Highway 40

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DEKALB Co., Ala. – The National Weather Service has confirmed that thunderstorm winds took down a tree on Highway 40 and AL 117.

Preliminary reports indicated that multiple vehicles were hit and there three people who have been injured.

WHNT News 19 is gathering information and will update this story as more information comes in.