Fatal storms

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MARSEILLE, Oct 1 (Reuter) - Two people were killed and one person went missing in savage storms that lashed the southeastern Vaucluse and Drome regions of France overnight, emergency services said on Friday. A winegrower was crushed to death by a falling wall and a Dutch woman camper was flung from her tent and drowned in heavy rains that washed away roads, bridges and cattle and sent torrents of water thundering through village streets.