The mountainous region of the state was hit with a barrage of pounding rain, strong winds and hail as a stormy spring continued with an angry vengeance.
Search and rescue teams across east Tennessee continued to look for victims. Amy Maxwell, Hamilton County public information officer, said about 150 volunteers were assisting authorities in the Apison community where eight people were killed. More than 150 area residents were treated for injuries, she said.
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