Six Months Later: Parkersburg Tornado Claims Ninth Victim


By Daren Sukhram

DES MOINES - The number of people who died as a result of the May 2008 tornado in Parkersburg and surrounding area is now at nine.

Parkersburg police confirm a 61-year-old woman from Parkersburg died November 7th from complications of an injury sustained during the EF5 twister.

Her name isn't being released at this time.

Parkersburg Police Chief Chris Luhring says the death toll may climb yet again, but didn't offer any further details.

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