Severe weather takes lives along East Coast

| 11/16/2006

Truckers hauling along the East Coast and in several southern states have seen some violent weather in the past few days.

According to media reports Thursday, Nov. 16, at least six people died when a tornado swept through a mobile home park northwest of Wilmington, NC.

On Wednesday, severe storms killed one person and injured many others as the bad weather moved through Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

In Arkansas, a trucker had to be cut from the cab of his truck after it was blown over on Interstate 40.

Meanwhile, truckers in the Vancouver, Canada, area battled high winds and heavy rains Wednesday. More than 200,000 homes in the province lost their power.