Storm Kills One in Southeast Missouri

NOVEMBER 28, 2005 - Posted at 9:59 a.m. CST

DONIPHAN, MO - Last night's severe weather is believed to be responsible for the death of a man in Ripley County, Missouri.

Sheriff Adam Whittom told K8 News that 62-year-old Jim Palmer was killed when storms struck his two-story home at the intersection of Highway 160 and County Road 17, at approximately 11 p.m.

Whittom says the National Weather Service is sending an evaluation crew to Ripley County today to determine if the storm was a tornado or not.

K8 News will have a full report on this incident tonight at six.