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Eleventh death reported after MS tornadoes

PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received confirmation of an 11th death as a result of tornadoes that struck the state on December 23rd.

The Coahoma County Coroner reports a person died at a Memphis hospital where they were being treated for injuries since the storms.

The following counties have reported deaths:

  • Six deaths reported in Benton County
  • Two deaths reported in Coahoma County
  • Two deaths reported in Marshall County
  • One death reported in Tippah County

The State Emergency Operations Center remains partially activated with key agencies to assist local governments with storm recovery.

MEMA will provide updates as information becomes available.

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