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Residents recovering from deadly tornado in Pickens County

The National Weather Service in Birmingham reports three confirmed deaths near Carrollton in Pickens County.

Posted: Jan 11, 2020 10:34 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2020 1:54 PM

CARROLLTON, Ala. (WTVA) - Residents are recovering after a deadly tornado swept through a community near Carrollton in Pickens County, Alabama.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham reported three confirmed deaths. 

ABC 33/40 in Birmingham reported they were 85-year-old Albert Barnett and his wife, 75-year-old Susan Barnett. The third victim was 51-year-old Tyrone Spain.

The deaths happened on Settlement Road.

As for the twister, NWS meteorologists said it had winds up to 134 miles an hour.

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