Pregnant Woman Injured in Arkansas Tornado Loses Child

Published 05/05 2014 09:05PM

Updated 05/05 2014 09:16PM

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. -- Officials today announced a 12th death in Faulkner county as a result of last week's tornado in central Arkansas.

The following brief news release from Faulkner County official David Hogue, mailed shortly after noon, provided these details:

With a heavy heart, and condolences to family, I announce the loss of an infant in Faulkner County. Her mother sustained injuries while pregnant during the April 27 tornado, and the loss has been attributed to the tornado based on the mother’s injuries.

The tornado also killed 3 in Pulaski County and 1 in White County, for a death toll of 16.

(courtesy KNWA)

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