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CONUS Archive
136268
TWO DIE IN CLERMONT, GEORGIA TORNADO (3/20/1998)
CLERMONT, GEORGIA
Pkg*
3/20/1998
29:00
1:20
Clermont. GA Daniel Funk, Rescued Mother Butch Walker, Homeowner Rick Blalock, Reporting
Shot of rubble, boat, people shifting through tornado rubble, shot of debris in pond, kid sot, man walking through house rubble, male survivor sot, shot of roof, kids in van, shots of fish tank and bird house.
A twister ripped through northern Georgia this morning leaving a 10-mile path of destruction. Five counties have been declared disaster areas. Eleven people were killed, at least 80-injured, mostly from being hit by flying debris. When the tornado moved on, 12-thousand people were left without power.
LEAD: At least 11 people are dead and more than 80 are injured after a tornado slashed a 10 mile swath through northern Georgia. In the town of Clermont, a 12-year-old girl and her 51-year-old grandfather died when their mobile home was thrown into a pond. Rich Blalock reports.
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Keywords

tornado damage
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