Authorities say elderly couple, dairy farmer killed in Arkansas New Year's Eve twister

Dec 31, 2010

CINCINNATI, Ark. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the three people killed in an early morning tornado are an elderly couple and a farmer who died while milking cows in his dairy barn.

Sheriff Tim Helder says the Friday morning twister killed 88-year-old Gerald Wilson, and his wife, 78-year-old Mamie Wilson. They were in their rural Washington County home when the twister struck around 6 a.m. Friday. Also killed in the storm was 78-year-old Dick Murray, who was milking cows when the tornado hit.



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