Second Loss Strikes Tallahassee as17-year-oldTeen Dies in Tornado Rampage

According to police on Thursday, a 17-year-old girl died last Friday in North Florida during a severe storm system that produced tornadoes and triple-digit winds. This is the state’s second verified weather-related death.

Tallahassee, the state capital, is located in Leon County, and the State Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the victim passed away there. According to The Tallahassee Democrat, authorities withheld her identify and the circumstances of her death.

The Democrat added that it was informed about the adolescent’s passing by a reader, who claimed that the kid died after suffering severe injuries from a tree falling on her in a wooded location.

The other storm victim, 47-year-old Carolyn Benton, passed away last week in the same county after a tree fell on her mobile home, according to an article published by the Democrat on Wednesday.

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A tree fell on a woman approximately four miles east of Tallahassee’s downtown.

According to the county, Leon County Emergency Medical Services was called to a residential area approximately 4 miles east of Tallahassee’s downtown at 7:30 a.m. on May 10.

A woman was discovered atop a tree, according to officials, and she was taken to a hospital.

The hospital where the youngster was transported cared for less than ten patients, according to officials, for storm-related injuries, trauma from falling trees and auto accidents, and health issues.

During the storms, over 100,000 Leon County electric customers lost power.


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