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Kentucky Tornado Death Toll May Exceed 100

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Horrific news just in. At least 70 people have died following a series of storms in the state of Kentucky.

The latest news is that the death toll continues to grow, with some fearing it could exceed 100.

Keep scrolling to learn more.

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At least 70 people have died.

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Following tornados in the state of Kentucky. There are also multiple fatalities at an Amazon distribution center in Illinois

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24 tornadoes tore across the south and midwest of the US on Friday.

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It’s the worst tornado damage Kentucky has seen in a long time.

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Kentucky Governor, Andy Beshear, said that the death toll would exceed 70.

But could actually get as high as 100, with Beshear saying:

“This has been one of the toughest nights in Kentucky history and some areas have been hit in ways that is hard to put into words.”

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“It’s probably closer to somewhere between 70 and 100. It’s devastating.”

The governor added the town of Mayfield in far western Kentucky had been devastated and said the damage was ‘some of the worst we’ve seen in a long time.’ 

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Dozens are believed to have been killed at a candle factory.

Where they were working when the storm hit.

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It was later revealed that the death toll was higher than 70.

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Beshear later commented that the death toll was north of 70 and could even exceed 100.

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“This will be, I believe, the deadliest tornado system to ever run through Kentucky.”

Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this horrific tornado…

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