Gov. Beshear gives update on state’s response to tornado damage


KENTUCKY (WEHT) – Gov. Andy Beshear gave an update on the state’s response to damage caused by four tornadoes that hit Kentucky last week. During the briefing, Beshear updated the number of confirmed deaths to 64 Kentuckians, including 13 in Hopkins and 11 in Muhlenberg counties.

Beshear also said that at least 105 Kentuckians are unaccounted for and that more than 300 National Guard are assisting rescue and recovery efforts and hundreds of state employees are working to clear the roads and haul debris away. You can view the entire briefing in the video player above.

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