Governor visits Windsor in wake of fatal tornado
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Windsor a day after a tornado spawned by Hurricane Isaias demolished a neighborhood in the Bertie County town, killing two people.
today. Governor Roy Cooper saw the destruction in Windsor for himself, which we learned a short time ago was caused by a powerful E F three tornado. Good evening and thank you for joining us. I'm Gerald owns, and I'm Lena to let in for Kathryn Brown, who's on assignment. Governor Roy Cooper was in Bertie County earlier today. That tornado, prompted by Hurricane Zaius, ripped through a mobile home park and Windsor early Tuesday. W. Arias Kili. Arthur is live there now in Keeley. Today, we're learning more about the victims. We now know the names of those victims 62 year old Randolph Harold, Harold Rather and 52 year old Lithia and Edwards. And this is because of what happened here Tuesday, early morning when a tornado touched down. Frankly, by looking at all of this, so many people in the area say they're surprised that more people were killed. It's only once you enter the mobile home park in Windsor that you can finally see what the tornado truly took. I'm so sorry this happened. Governor Roy Cooper met with the victims who lost their homes and loved ones. I'm so sorry. It's got to be a tough time for your family. Stephen Swain's aunt was victim. Lithia and Edwards. Where was where was she living? She's ready, Charles. Right here. Where is it now? Scott. Old Crop to feed the total freeing we're learning. She was in her mobile home when the storm hit early Tuesday. Swain says she worked at an assisted living home caring for the elderly, and when she was off the clock, she cared for him. Tell me a little bit about your aunt. She'll good cook and everything. I'm a missile coming to my house, my girlfriend doing her hair and stuff like Did she laughing? Smiled and stuff. Lithia and Edwards was 52 years old. I just I just can't believe it. It just it's a whole breaking that So this area is just devastated. Everyone seemed to know everyone very close knit community here, and they are hurting right now. If you want to help, we have so many ways that you can do that up on our website and on our w r e o just unbelievably sad. Kili Arthur reporting live from Windsor. Thanks, Kelly