At least 3 tornadoes hit Indiana; 4 in same family hurt

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MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - The National Weather Service says at least three tornadoes touched down when severe storms battered Indiana and injuring four members of a family.

The weather service said on Twitter that survey teams confirmed an EF-1 tornado with 95 mph winds hit Salem, one with a preliminary EF-1 rating was confirmed in Muncie, and a tornado of undetermined strength struck Springville in Lawrence County.

Near Muncie, Yorktown police Sgt. Jeff Whitesell says a storm-toppled tree fell on an SUV, leaving 44-year-old James E. Wright hospitalized in critical condition; his wife, 44-year-old Angie M. Wright, in serious condition; and their 16-year-old daughter in fair condition. Their 12-year-old son was released after treatment.

Part of the brick facade atop the Muncie Fieldhouse fell onto its roof, leaving a hole and rupturing sprinkler pipes.

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