Mother, toddler, neighbor killed when home rolls atop another in Madison tornado; two kids survive

Damage is seen on Nesbitt Lane in the Madison area of Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. At least six people are dead and more than 150,000 are without power after storms containing tornadoes and high winds hit Middle Tennessee.

Police identified the three people, including a 2-year-old boy, who were killed in storms in Nashville on Saturday.

Joseph Dalton, 37, was inside his mobile home on Nesbitt Lane in Madison when the storm rolled it on top of the home of Floridalma Gabriel Perez, 31, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. Both died. Perez's son Antony Elmer Mendez, 2, was also killed.

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Three other fatalities were confirmed in Clarksville by the Montgomery County Mayor's Office Saturday evening. Montgomery County officials also said 23 people are being treated at hospitals for injuries.

The severe weather left heavily damaged structures and homes, downed trees and snapped power lines in its wake across Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service issued a "tornado emergency" alert for parts of the region for the first time in over a decade as the storms swept through, according to meteorologist Sam Shamburger.

Two other children survived. Perez’s 7-year-old son and Dalton’s 10-year-old son were inside their homes at the time of the storm. They were taken to Vanderbilt Pediatrics with non-life threatening injuries.

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