Tornadoes Kill At Least 6 In Southern Indiana

By Salon Staff

Published March 3, 2012 12:36AM (EST)

HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say at least six people have been killed by tornadoes that ripped through a wide area of southern Indiana.

Spokesman Jet Quillen of the state Joint Information Center says three people died in Jefferson County and three were killed in Scott County as storms battered the state Friday.

Quillen reports substantial damage in Henryville and Marysville in Clark County and New Pekin in Washington County.

The twisters tossed debris onto roadways across the area north of Louisville, Ky. The devastation has made it difficult for rescue workers and others to get to communities damaged by a line of powerful storms that wreaked havoc in several states.

Salon Staff

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