11:38am

Sat March 3, 2012
The Commonwealth

Death toll rises to 19, at least 300 injured in Friday's storm

UPDATED: The death toll from a wave of violent weather that struck Kentucky Friday afternoon rose to 16 by Saturday at 9:30 a.m., with an estimated 300 injured, said Kentucky Army National Guard Specialist James Moore. The state was hit late Friday with severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail and torrential rains. The number of deaths and injuries have been climbing since late Friday, as officials have collected reports from various counties.