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Bedford residents say tornado hit city

by IPR News

May 26, 2011

The city of Bedford in south central Indiana was one of the state’s hardest hit in a violent round of storms that swept the state last night.  WFIU’s Sara Wittmeyer was in Bedford, and says residents saw a tornado form and pass over Route 50.  Resident Vicki Lee says she watched the tornado crash through her neighbor’s house.

Vicki Lee on Bedford Storms

A National Weather Service storm survey team confirmed today a strong EF-2 tornado hit the city last night.  State police say at least 12 people were treated last night at hospitals for their injuries.