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Six Dead, Dozens Injured From Massive Texas Tornado

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A gut-wrenching scene unfolded across the small Texas town of Granbury early Thursday morning following a devastating outbreak of tornadoes. The storms left behind at least six dead and nearly 100 others injured in the neighborhoods of Rancho Brazos Estates and DeCordova Ranch, according to CNN.

At a midnight news conference, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said that emergency management officials were still trying to account for 14 people.
 
An unidentified injured person is carried to an ambulance in Granbury, Texas, on Wednesday May 15, 2013. Officials report the tornado caused "multiple fatalities" as it tore through two neighborhoods of a North Texas town. Hood County sheriff's Lt. Kathy Jiveden reported the multiple fatalities, but she had no estimate of dead or injured. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes)
 

"Some were found in houses. Some were found around houses," Deeds said. He also said the total number dead could climb as crews pick through the rubble of shattered homes.

As the tornado continued to slowly scrape across the Texas landscape east of Granbury, the funnel grew as large as a mile wide at times.

 
 
 

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