Names of 3 tornado victims in Barton County confirmed

Authorities confirm the names of the 3 tornado victims west of Golden City in Barton County, Missouri.

Kenneth Gene and Opal Harris, a couple in their 80’s, were found about 200 yards from their home on South East 80th Lane.

Betty Berg, 56, was also killed when her mobile home was destroyed on East State Route 126. Her husband, Mark, was seriously injured. He has broken both hips and legs, according to his brother. Relatives are on the property doing what they can to help.

The Sheriff says everyone knows everyone, making their losses even harder.

Flooding is also making it more difficult as people clean up and assess damage.