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Sheriff’s Office Says Deaths, Injuries

November 30, 1996

SIMMSBORO, La. (AP) _ A tornado hit this northern Louisiana town Saturday, causing deaths and injuries, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputy Jerry Miller answered ``yes″ when asked if there were injuries, and when asked if there were deaths. Then he had to hang up the phone.

Simmsboro resident Bobby Conville said he had heard that two people were killed, but had no further information.

``There’s a lot of trees down _ including a limb through my roof,″ said Conville, who was reached by phone. ``I got to go deal with that.″

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