DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Three people have died after severe storms swept across parts of the Gulf Coast and southern states.

Officials said one of the victims was a man who was killed when a tree fell on his home.

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The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office said the bodies of an elderly couple were found near their demolished trailer by firefighters early Saturday.

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The storms also unleashed downpours that caused widespread flash flooding in places like Dallas, where police said one person died Friday night when a car flipped and submerged into a creek.

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