VIDEO Hood County Sheriff confirms six tornado deaths

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by MONIKA DIAZ

WFAA

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 7:27 AM

Updated Thursday, May 16 at 7:40 AM

GRANBURY — At a midnight news conference, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds confirmed six people were killed in at least three tornadoes that hit his county near Granbury on Wednesday night.

"That could climb higher as the night goes on," he said, adding that the hardest-hit area is the Rancho Brazos subdivision, with the damage concentrated along Davis Road between Acton Highway and Rhea Road.

He said 14 people were unaccounted for.

"Pray for Granbury," Sheriff Deeds told reporters.

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