Tornado confirmed in Marion County, child injured

MARION COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A family says there lucky to be alive after a tornado flipped their mobile home early Wednesday morning.

Jeremy and Pam Colvin were home with their three children when the storm hit in Marion County just before 6:00 a.m.

The Colvins tell us the storm picked up their trailer and flipped it over. Their eight-year-old son suffered a bad cut to his foot, he's being treated at a local hospital.

The Marion County Emergency management Director tells us he believes it was a weak tornado that caused the damage along Calvary Road near the Taylor County line.

The National Weather Service surveyed the damage and confirmed a tornado with winds around 70 miles an hour.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 189022071 -
Gray Television, Inc.