NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Strong storms overnight killed at least one person, injured at least one other, and caused power outages.
A man was killed on his porch in Logan County, Kentucky, but no other details were released.
At least one person was injured after a tree and live wire trapped two people inside a car on Anderson Lane and May Drive in Madison around 11 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said both people had to be cut out of the car, and at least one was taken to the hospital.
Warnings were issued throughout the night by the National Weather Service as the storms pushed through. Strong winds upwards of 60 mph were reported with the storm. There was debris in the roadways reported across the mid-state.
Witnesses reported seeing multiple lighting strikes in the area of the storm, but minimal damage was reported. Over 130 strikes per minute were reported by meteorologists.
Lightning was to blame for an overnight fire that destroyed a house in Murfreesboro. No one was injured when the fire broke out around 1 a.m. Friday on Wild Maple Court in the Gatewood Estates.
Storm damage was reported in Trigg County along the Trigg-Christian line, with trees down. Crews reported that most of the damage was thought to be from straight line winds.
Two docks were destroyed during the storms at Four Corners Marina on Percy Priest Lake and some boats were totaled.
Officials recommended motorists use caution on the way to work Friday morning.
As the storm moved through the Metro Nashville area, more than 28,000 people were left without power. As of 10:30 a.m. Friday, approximately 4,927 customers with Nashville Electric Service were without power.