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Harrisburg, Illinois Storm Deaths Climb

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HARRISBURG ILLINOIS STORM
In this image made with a cell phone, a residential area is heavily damaged in Harrisburg, Ill., after a severe storm swept through the area early Wednesday morning, Feb. 29, 2012. A hospital administrator in Harrisburg says at least three people were killed in the storm that swept through the region. (AP Photo/The Southern, Paul Newton) | AP

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A hospital administrator in the southern Illinois city of Harrisburg says at least three people were killed in a severe storm that swept through the region.

Harrisburg Medical Center CEO Vince Ashley says the three victims were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital after the storm hit at about 5 a.m. Wednesday.

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