Gov. Andy Beshear confirms 17 deaths in Hopkins County


KENTUCKY (WEHT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 17 deaths have now been been confirmed in Hopkins County from a tornado last week.

The total number of deaths in Kentucky has now reached 74. Gov. Beshear made the announcement during a Team Kentucky update.

All state office buildings will lower their flags to half staff starting on Tuesday through Monday December 20 in honor of the lives lost to the storms.

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