BOONE'S CHAPEL, Ala. (AP) - A 65-year-old man and his two adult children are among those killed by severe storms that tore through Alabama, according to a relative.
Henley Hollon said Saturday that his 65-year-old brother, Willard Hollon, lived across the street from him in the Boone's Chapel community about 25 miles from Montgomery. Henley Hollon says his brother's two adult children, Steve and Cheryl, also were killed.
Combined with earlier reported fatalities in Arkansas and Oklahoma, the confirmed death toll had risen to 16 by early Saturday - the nation's deadliest storm of the season.
Authorities say three people in Alabama's Washington County also were killed by the storms.