Fatalities Reported as Tornadoes Strike Tennessee

At least six people, including a child, died in Tennessee, after tornadoes and strong thunderstorms moved across the state on Saturday, December 9, local media reported, citing officials.

Three people were confirmed dead in Madison, Tennessee after severe weather in the area, Nashville’s Emergency Operations confirmed.

Another three people, including two adults and a child died, following a tornado in Montgomery County, the mayor’s office stated.

Video filmed by Phillip Lee Dixon shows weather conditions in Madison, Nashville, and an explosion and flames light up the night sky. Credit: Phillip Lee Dixon via Storyful

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