DALLAS (AP) — Two people were killed and several others injured when a band of severe weather swept through East Texas with winds in excess of 80 mph and hail the size of baseballs.
The Marion County sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Mary Pinney of Mont Belvieu was killed late Saturday when a tree fell on her family’s tent at a campground in Jefferson. Her husband was taken to a hospital with serious injuries and sheriff’s officials say three children also in the tent were not injured.READ MORE: Dallas County Considering Cash, Other Prizes To Get More People Vaccinated
Authorities say several others at the campground were taken by private vehicles to hospitals for injuries.READ MORE: Allen Couple Says Bobcat Family Moved Into Backyard
About 20 miles away in Longview, a 41-year-old man was killed early Sunday when a tree fell on a mobile home. Longview police say a 12-year-old was taken to a hospital for observation.MORE NEWS: Several Servers Arrested At Shops At Legacy In Plano For Overserving Alcohol
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