Houston storm death: 7 people confirmed dead due to storms

More deaths have been confirmed dead after Thursday's severe storms in the Houston area.

Houston Police Department reported that on Thursday around 7:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of Jensen Drive, a woman went outside to move a vehicle. The husband told officials he went outside a minute later and found her lying underneath a tree branch. Officials say help was called from the woman and she was brought inside. HPD says the woman died from her injuries. 

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HPD authorities say the death is under investigation.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez also tweeted a 57-year-old named Mr. Martinez was trying to move a downed electrical pole in the 12400 block of Kilkenny Glenn Drive on Thursday when he collapsed. Martinez was taken to the hospital where he died.

On the same day, around 6:45 p.m. in the 15900 block of Cypress Meadows Drive, lightning struck a home, causing a fire, Gonzalez said. It was reported that 85-year-old Ms. Rodriguez was inside the trailer and found dead.

In the 13800 block of Waxahachie, 60-year-old Mr. Padgett lost power and went outside to his truck to plug in his oxygen tank, but was found unresponsive Friday morning and pronounced dead at the scene.

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Four other people were confirmed to have died from the storms by the Houston mayor.

Authorities say the death is under investigation.