Tornado rips through Alabama, killing one and wounding dozens

A teenager was killed, and 30 others were injured when a deadly tornado swept through Jefferson County, Alabama, Monday night, according to local authorities.

The storm struck Fultondale around 10:40 p.m. CST and brought a tornado that cut a roughly 10-mile path of destruction in the northern suburbs of Birmingham, according to the Associated Press.

Coroner Bill Yates of Jefferson County said Tuesday there was one death related to the tornado but did not release additional details, local NBC affiliate WVTM reported. Walter Gonsoulin, Jefferson County Schools superintendent, said a 14-year-old high school student was killed during
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