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Damage is Scattered in Wind-Battered Dunn County

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One person is injured and an emergency manager says she's glad no one was killed.

That's after extreme wind during a severe thunderstorm Monday night.

"The rain came pretty hard, but the wind was the biggest thing." says Dan Brown, Halliday.

"The house felt like it was shaking." says Linda Gietzen, Halliday.

In the light of day, residents of Halliday can retrace the path of the storm while starting to pick up a lot of broken pieces.

"It was a little nerve-wracking to sit there and watch the vehicles rock from side to side, wondering if they were going to start moving or not." says Brown.

"The wind was horrible, the wind was nasty, and the rain, torrential." says Natosha Bailey, Home damaged.

Although there are no reports of storm-related injuries in Halliday, some people who live here are shaken up by what happened.

"I saw trailers tipped over, people said campers were flipped and ours was tipped over." says Baily.

"What do you do, we're officially homeless, I'm like wow this is great." says Natosha Bailey, Home damaged.

Evidence of 90 mph wind is strewn all around the area.

"Trailers that got turned over and that type of thing, thank goodness no one got hurt, that's the most important thing." says Gietzen.

From Halliday to Killdeer, storm damage is widespread across Dunn County, just north of Killdeer we were directed to the airport where some of the worst damage can be found.

Drivers along Highway 22 were flocking to the airport to see the damage first-hand.

Overall, the storm caused mostly property damage.

There are hundreds of downed trees across town, and as of Tuesday afternoon, power was still being restored.

"We just now got power restored an hour ago... I think we were the last home restored." says Brantley Forgy, Killdeer resident.

Debris is being hauled away by city workers, but residents say it will take several days to fully clean up.

"I've got 19 105-year-old cottonwoods that surround the lot here, they take a beating every time." says Forgy.

Brantley Forgy works in Williston, but headed home to Killdeer as soon as he could.

Thanks to family, friends and neighbors, a slow road to cleanup has begun.

"The town works out real good whenever something like this happens, you can see the city and the county's driving all over the place, everybody comes by and helps."

According to Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew, one person in Killdeer was injured in the storm Monday night.

They were reportedly in their trailer which was blown over.

She did not have an update on the person who was hospitalized.

There were no other injuries in the county reported.

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