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Governor Beshear says Kentucky tornado death toll could be ’70-100 people lost their lives’

SURPRISE, ANYTHING. (WKRN) – More than 50 people have died from the tornado that hit Western Kentucky from Friday night to Saturday morning, Governor Andy Beshear confirmed.

Many counties were affected by the storms. One of the hardest hit cities in Kentucky is Mayfield, Governor Beshear said in a press conference, describing the area as “devastated.”

A roof is said to have collapsed at a candle factory leading to mass casualties. The governor announced that the death toll had exceeded 50 Kentuckians but would, “probably close to 70-100 people lose their lives.”

181 national guards were deployed to search, extract and clear debris.

https://fox8.com/news/kentucky-tornado-death-toll-likely-70-100-lost-lives-gov-beshear-says/ Governor Beshear says Kentucky tornado death toll could be ’70-100 people lost their lives’

DUSTIN JONES

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