Violent Storms Kill 13 in Three States

KSCB News - May 25, 2011 10:49 am

The chief deputy sheriff in Franklin County has confirmed a third fatality in a violent storm that struck western Arkansas.

Deputy Devin Bramlett’s announcement early Wednesday brings the tally of deaths from the storms that struck Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas overnight to 13.

Bramlett said one person died in the community of Etna. The other deaths took place in Denning in Franklin County and Bethlehem in Johnson County.

Eight people died when a series of tornadoes struck metropolitan Oklahoma City. Two people died in Kansas when a tree crushed a car after the driver pulled over in wake of the storm.


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