News: Page (1) of 1 - 02/29/12 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at page facebook

US officials revise storm toll to 6 in 1 state

US state officials correct earlier casualty toll from Illinois storm, say 6 confirmed dead By The Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Illinois (AP) ' Officials in a U.S. are revising the death toll from a severe storm in the U.S. Midwest, saying six people have been confirmed dead.

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency earlier reported that 10 were dead, but an agency spokeswoman says that was incorrect.

Sheriff's Lt. Tracy Felty also confirms the correct death toll is six. He says all of the victims were from the small town of Harrisburg, one of the areas hardest hit by the early morning storm.

Page: 1

Related Keywords:Severe Weather,Storms,Weather,General news


Our Privacy Policy --- @ Copyright, 2015 Digital Media Online, All Rights Reserved