Ky. Tornado Death Toll Rises to 16

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Kentucky emergency management officials say three more bodies have been found in eastern Kentucky, raising the state's death toll to 16 people killed by violent storms.

More than 30 people have died around the country in Friday's tornado outbreak.

Authorities and emergency rescue crews were still searching Kentucky's hardest hit areas Saturday for possible victims. Approximately 300 people have been injured and 10 counties were under a state of emergency.

Officials say a second person has been found dead in Menifee County and two people were killed in Johnson County Officials say there were two deaths in Lawrence County. Laurel County was the hardest hit with four deaths, while three died in Morgan County and three others were killed in Kenton County.

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