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One camper killed, another injured during storms in MN

One person is dead and another hospitalized after a tree fell on a camper during severe storms near Alexandria, Minn. on Monday. One person is dead and another hospitalized after a tree fell on a camper during severe storms near Alexandria, Minn. on Monday. |  Photo: MGN

The Associated Press
Updated: June 21, 2022 01:55 PM
Created: June 21, 2022 01:28 PM

ALEXANDRIA, Minn.  — One person is dead and another hospitalized after a tree fell on a camper during severe storms in Douglas County, according to sheriff's officials. Authorities identified the two victims of the storm-related incident Monday night at Elmwood Resort on Lake Mary. The man who died has been identified as 72-year-old Mark Edward Bunney of Miami, Arizona.

The woman who was hospitalized has been identified as 66-year-old Debra Lynn Bunney, also from Miami, Arizona. Information on the woman’s condition has not been released.

The sheriff's office received a number of reports of storm damage just after 11 p.m. Monday. Then dispatchers received a call about 11:30 p.m. from Elmwood Resort on Lake Mary near Alexandria. The caller reported cries for help coming from the camper on which the tree had fallen.

Law enforcement officials arrived and found a man and woman trapped inside the camper. Alexandria firefighters help extract the victims.

Mark Bunney was pronounced dead at the scene. Debra Bunney was taken to Alomere Health hospital in Alexandria. 

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