Dogs reunited with family after deadly Christiana tornado

Posted at 8:32 AM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 12:23:23-05

Two dogs have been reunited with their family after a deadly tornado ripped through Rutherford County. 

An EF-2 tornado, with winds of up to 135 mph, struck the Christiana community early Tuesday morning – marking the first fatality from a November tornado in Middle Tennessee since 2002. 

Angie Walker was killed when the tornado flipped her home onto its roof. The 41-year-old was an adjunct psychology professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a mother of two. 

She was married to Scott Walker, president of Murfreesboro news radio station WGNS.

Early Tuesday, Sky 5 flew over the devastation and spotted a dog running near the rubble. 

A Rutherford County sheriff’s deputy later confirmed the dog, along with another, belonged to Walker. Both dogs were reunited with their family. 

The Christiana tornado was one of seven to hit the area this week. 

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