Captured these moments while interning at the Evansville Courier & Press.
On the night of Dec. 10 until the following morning, a series of tornadoes touched down across five states. The deadliest of these tornadoes traveled more than 160 miles across the western part of Kentucky, leaving a trail of death, displacement, and destruction. According to the National Weather Service, at least 55 people were killed from this particular tornado weeks before Christmas. These images depict the devastation and aftermath in the days, hours after the tornado hit western Kentucky.