Afternoon Storms Took The Life Of A Whitmire Man

Possible Tornado Topples His Mobile Home

Patrick Gentry
April 03, 2017 - 5:22 pm

This afternoon’s storms have claimed the life of a Whitmire man. The Union County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a person has died after his mobile home flipped several times due to the storms. Sherriff Taylor says they’ve called in the National Weather Service to come out and confirm a tornado touchdown in areas of Laurens and Union County. He says the will not be able to say for certain if a tornado touched down in this area and caused the death until the National Weather Service officials asses the scene.

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