Deadly Tornado Ravages Louisiana Park; 2 Dead
A tornado touched down near the Sugar Hill RV Park in Louisiana on Tuesday. Two people were killed and at least 30 others were injured.
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Destroyed trailers and vehicles at the park located northwest of Convent, Louisiana. Of the 30 people treated at hospitals, seven of them were in critical condition, said Brandon Keller, a spokesman for the St. James Parish Sheriff's Office.— Max Becherer / AP
First responders search the remains of trailers and vehicles.— Max Becherer / AP
First responders attempt to to find anyone possibly trapped under the debris.— Max Becherer / AP
A helicopter aids in the search and rescue operation.— Max Becherer / AP
Destroyed trailers and vehicles at park lay strewn across the park.— Max Becherer / AP
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards thanks first responders after he toured the area. He described the scene as a "jumbled mess." "We all need to be prayerful and mindful and take those tornado warnings when we see them very seriously," Edwards said.— Max Becherer / AP
— Max Becherer / AP
Search and rescue teams slog through the remains of the park.