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Possible tornadoes roll across several states overnight

Especially hard-hit early Wednesday were areas in southwest Missouri, including Branson, Lebanon and Buffalo.

Courtesy; Mike Umscheid

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - At least one person has been killed in southwest Missouri as possible tornadoes whipped the Midwest, causing numerous injuries and significant damage.

Lt. Dana Eagan of the Dallas County Sheriff's Office says one person was killed and 13 others injured when a possible tornado hit a mobile home park south of Buffalo. She did not have any details on the person who died.

National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Griffin says that in Branson, Mo., there were at least a dozen injuries including people trapped in their homes.

He says the apparent tornado moved through downtown Branson, heavily damaging the city's famous theaters.


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