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Tornado strikes DeKalb
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Damage on Cookeville Highway - photo by Photo by: Reed Vanderpool
A confirmed EF-1 tornado cut a path through DeKalb County Wednesday. One person died and more than 100 homes were damaged. The twister’s path took it across a great portion of the county, apparently beginning on Allen's Ferry Road near the high school.The damage continued across the Cookeville Highway to Pine Grove Road, Holiday Haven, Ponder Road, and Puckett's Point, then across the lake to Back Bone Ridge and Falling Water Road in the Johnson's Chapel Community.