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UPDATE: 1 dead from Celina tornado, 40 storm-related injuries reported at Dayton-area hospitals

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Posted at 9:36 AM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 09:45:36-04

MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio — UPDATE @ 9:10 a.m.:

Officials in Mercer County confirm one person is dead following a tornado that hit Celina Monday night.

Earlier, officials said seven people in Celina were hospitalized for storm-related injuries.

In the Dayton-area, 42 people at Miami Valley Hospital and Kettering Health Network hospitals are receiving treatment for storm-related injuries.

UPDATE @ 8:40 a.m.:

Over 40 people are receiving treatment for storm-related injuries at Dayton-area hospitals, according to hospital officials.

Miami Valley Hospital is currently treating eight people for storm-related injuries, two of which required care in the Intensive Care Unit, Ben Sutherly, Director of System Communications at Premier Health said in an emailed statement.

Miami Valley Hospital has also treated five patients in need of oxygen as a result of power outages, Sutherly said.

Earlier Kettering Health Network said 35 people were receiving treatment from storm-related injuries at their hospitals.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

FIRST REPORT

Hospitals in the Kettering Health Network have treated 35 people for storm-related injuries, according to Liz Long, spokesperson for the health network.

“We treated some people who were thrown around during the storm,” Long said in an emailed statement to this news outlet. “Injuries included lacerations and bruises. We also cared for people whose power went out and they needed oxygen.”

We’ve reached out to Miami Valley Hospital and Premier Health for numbers but have yet to receive a response.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office said no storm-related fatalities have been reported to their office.

Earlier, officials in Celina said seven people were treated for storm-related injuries, but their conditions were not available.

We’ll update this story as we learn more.