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1 dead after tornado in Westmoreland, Kansas, authorities say

Westmoreland storm
Posted at 8:22 PM, Apr 30, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died after a tornado swept through Westmoreland, Kansas, Tuesday afternoon, authorities confirmed.

A spokesperson for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office confirmed the death, but no other details were immediately available.

The tornado made its way through the town about 4:40 p.m., the spokesperson said.

It also caused damage throughout the city.

Westmoreland is about a two hour drive west of Kansas City, Missouri.

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