Deaths reported as severe storms, possible tornadoes move through South

At least three deaths were reported Tuesday as a severe weather system spawned possible twisters and high winds in parts of the Deep South, authorities said.

Two people were killed and more than 30 others were injured after a suspected tornado tore through a Louisiana RV park, according to St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin Jr.

Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel identified one of those killed as 73-year-old Dale Purvis, who died of blunt-force trauma. The injuries came about 4 p.m. Tuesday, as the area southwest of Hattiesburg was under a tornado warning.

Martin told Fox 8 there were about 300 residents in about 160 trailers at the Sugar Hill RV park in Convent, La. 

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