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Tornado Strikes Indiana Town; One Dead

April 27, 1994

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) _ A tornado struck a mobile home park and a venetian blind factory early Wednesday, and lightning caused an explosion at a gas station, Indiana’s emergency chief said. At least one person was killed.

Numerous injuries were reported at all three sites, said Jerry Hauer, director of the state Emergency Management Agency.

He said the death occurred at the factory.

WASK radio reported several buildings in Lafayette were destroyed.

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