ENVIRONMENT

Hurricane Isaac Deaths: Carlos Medellin-Guillen, Louisiana Man, And Mississippi Truck Driver Reportedly Killed

A sherriff's vehicle sits in flood waters caused by Isaac, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, north of LaPlace, La, off Lake Pontchartr
A sherriff's vehicle sits in flood waters caused by Isaac, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, north of LaPlace, La, off Lake Pontchartrain. Isaac's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 45 mph and the National Hurricane Center said it was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night. The storm's center was on track to cross Arkansas on Friday and southern Missouri on Friday night, spreading rain as it goes. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Carlos Medellin-Guillen, 36, died on Tuesday in Louisiana when he fell 18 feet from a tree he had climbed, the Associated Press reports.

His death was the first Louisiana fatality attributed to Isaac, which was then still a tropical storm.

According to the AP, Medellin-Guillen lived in Erath, a town of 2,100 in Vermilion Parish.

The Associated Press is separately reporting the death of a tow truck driver in Picayune, Miss., who died on Thursday morning when his truck was struck by a fallen tree. His name has not yet been released.

Isaac was responsible for at least 29 deaths in Haiti and the Dominican Republic when the tropical storm passed over the islands last weekend.

Isaac, which was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm on Wednesday, has left nearly half of all electrical customers in Louisiana without power, according to the AP. About 150,000 customers in Mississippi are also without power.

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