Storm claims another life


(Kinross)— As cleanup continues in southeast Iowa following Sunday’s deadly storms, another person has died from injuries received in the storm.

KCRG Television in Cedar Rapids reports Pam Ledger died Tuesday from her injuries.  She was critically injured when the storm hit near Martinsburg in Keokuk County.

50 year old Angela Hanchett died the same day when the storm hit near Kinross.  The Keokuk County Sheriff’s office says both women were outside just before the storms hit.

The line of storms Sunday spawn an EF-1 tornado with winds of 108 MPH that was on the ground for more than 40 miles inKeokuk, Iowa and Johnson counties.