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At least 12 dead after Kentucky storms

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky state government spokesman
says the state's death toll from severe storms has risen to 12.
One new death was reported in Morgan County, where 50 Kentucky
National Guard troops were deployed along with a rescue team.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Chuck Wolfe said Kentucky
State Police also reported 40 troopers were being sent to the
county.
Wolfe said four others were killed in Menifee County, four in
Laurel County and three in Kenton County as tornadoes hit multiple
counties, causing widespread injuries and destruction.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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