2 die as tornadoes rake western and central Kansas

May 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A spokeswoman for the Kansas Adjutant General's Department says two people died when a severe storm system tore through the state with more than a dozen tornadoes.Sharon Watson says the man and woman from Colorado were found Saturday in a car in a field 13 miles east of Pratt in south central Kansas.

At least 17 tornadoes ripped through western and central Kansas on Friday. At least six people were injured and dozens of homes were damaged or destroyed.