Sources through The NewsStar say Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said the two people died in a house near the Pizza Hut restaurant just off of Interstate 20. Emergency personnel has not been able to recover their bodies because it’s too dangerous.
Ruston Mayor confirms two deaths
KTVE in Monroe said, La reports the Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker has confirmed two people have died after tornadoes hit the area overnight.
There is no word yet on the identity of the two who died or if anyone else was injured.
The tornado caused power outages across the city and damage along I-20 and Highway 167. A gas station in Sanford was also hit on Frontage Rd.