Suspected Tornado Swirls in Rural Louisiana

Several confirmed tornadoes struck the rural Acadiana region of Louisiana on May 17, injuring a number of people and causing the death of one man.

According to ABC 13, the man who died was in his mobile home as it was lifted onto a highway by the storm in Church Point, Louisiana.

The town of Mamou, 30 miles away, was also hit by a suspected tornado, with footage of the weather event caught on camera by local woman Jessica Rodriguez Foret.

Mamou Mayor Ricky Fontenot told local media that while there was some structural damage to the town, no injuries had been reported. Credit: Jessica Foret via Storyful