HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A second death has been confirmed in Middle Tennessee in connection with Friday’s severe storms.
Hendersonville Fire Chief Scotty Bush confirmed to News 2 that one person had died on Pleasantview Drive.
On Friday evening, though, the City of Hendersonville announced an elderly woman who lived in the 200 block of Lake Terrace Drive — which is not far from Pleasantview Drive — was walking back home with a neighbor when a tree fell, killing her.
This is the second storm-related death reported in Middle Tennessee.
A man in McEwen died earlier Friday after a tree fell on his car. Chief Deputy Rob Edwards of the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office told News 2 the incident happened on Little Blue Creek Road in McEwen.
The man was reportedly driving when a tree blew over and fell on his car, trapping and ultimately killing him.
That victim has not yet been identified as authorities are working to notify his next of kin.
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