LTRP Note: The following is posted for informational and research purposes and to remind us to remember and to pray for the people in Florida during this time.
Update 10/2/22: According to various news reports, the death toll is now over 50.
By Hannah Bleau
At least 21 people have died in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Kevin Guthrie, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, revealed in a Friday morning update.
Guthrie broke down the fatalities county by county during a press conference alongside Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). . . . On Thursday, DeSantis identified both Lee and Charlotte counties as essentially “off the grid,” as they had the most direct impact of the then-Category 4 storm. Click here to continue reading.
YouTube video from The Guardian: