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Tornado Outbreak, Dec. 26, 2015

Tornado Outbreak, Dec. 26, 2015

Dec. 26, 2015 Tornadoes, Two Years Later

Rowlett Mayor Confirms Tornado-Related Death

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    Chopper 5 surveys the damage along Freeport Drive near Bobtown Road and Zion Road in Garland on Sunday, December 27, 2015.

    Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel has confirmed the first tornado-related death in Rowlett from the Dec. 26 storms.

    The victim was identified as Neil Heslop.

    Neighbors pulled Heslop from beneath the rubble and rushed him to a hospital. Heslop was transferred to Parkland Memorial Hospital in critical condition, where he died Jan. 13.

    The number of people who died as a result of the Dec. 26 storms in North Texas is now 13.

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