Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base
By RUSS BYNUM and CURT ANDERSON Associated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A weakened but resilient Tropical Storm Elsa has left at least one person dead in Florida and injured several at a campground at a Navy base in Georgia.
The storm was churning through southeast Georgia on Wednesday night, hours after making landfall in Florida.
One person was killed in Jacksonville, Florida, when a tree fell onto a car.
And a spokesman for Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia says a possible tornado struck a park for recreational vehicles on the base, hospitalizing about 10 people.
The coasts of Georgia and South Carolina were under a tropical storm warning Wednesday evening. A tropical storm watch extended up the East Coast to Massachusetts.