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UPDATE: Storm was factor in death of Neillsville man

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NEILLSVILLE (AP) -- Authorities say a storm that rolled through central Wisconsin was a factor in the death of a man in hospice care.

Clark County emergency management director Michelle Hartness says the unidentified man died after the storm knocked out power to his oxygen machine. Hartness provided no other details.

Two people were injured in the storm, which knocked a home from its foundation and destroyed barns and sheds.

The National Weather Service says an apparent tornado touched down near the Clark County community of Chili about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The weather service plans to survey the area Wednesday.

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NEILLSVILLE (AP) -- Clark County's emergency management director says a potential weather-related fatality is under investigation following storms that knocked down trees and power lines in central Wisconsin.

Emergency management director Michelle Hartness said Wednesday there was no additional information about the possible death. She says two other people sustained minor injuries in the storm, which knocked a home from its foundation and destroyed barns and sheds.

The National Weather Service says an apparent tornado touched down near the Clark County community of Chili about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The weather service plans to survey the area Wednesday. Forecasters say there were also reports of a possible tornado south of Neillsville.

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