Storms sweep across U.S. Midwest, killing 7 people
The Associated Press
Published Sunday, November 17, 2013 3:44PM EST
Last Updated Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00PM EST
DETROIT -- Officials have confirmed one storm-related death in Michigan, raising to seven the toll from the heavy rain, powerful winds and tornadoes that formed across the region.
Jackson County Sheriff Steven Rand says 21-year-old Ryan Allan Rickman died when his vehicle was crushed by a fallen tree Sunday evening.
A band of moved across the Midwest on Sunday, unleashing powerful winds that flattened homes and left cars, trees and belongings strewn across neighbourhoods. Officials say the storms also killed six people in Illinois.