One Confirmed Dead As Tornado Rips Across Central Louisiana On Monday

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Officials are confirming the death of a 59-year-old woman during a tornado that hit parts of Vernon Parish on Monday.

The Vernon Parish Sheriff Department said Betty Patin was killed when the storm hit her mobile home east of Rosepine.

The National Weather service says the tornado traveled around 63 miles from DeRidder to Alexandria.

Other areas saw large amounts of damage but estimates will not be available until NWS officials can get to the scene to begin their investigation.

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