According to Reuters, at least seven people were hurt and the small east Texas town of Franklin sustained major damage on Saturday, when a tornado touched down amid severe thunderstorms in the region. At least one woman, who was pulled from the wreckage of her mobile home, sustained life-threatening injuries when the twister hit. Power outages were reported in nearby communities as well as thunderstorms pounded the state and a swath of the U.S. South.

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