Blue Mountain man dies in Kemper tornado

By NEMS Daily Journal

An employee at Contract Fabricators Inc., has been identified as the fatality in Thursday’s tornado that destroyed the facility off Mississippi 493 in Kemper County.
Carlos Madrigal, 28, of Blue Mountain, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Kemper County Coroner Terry Bostick. The facility is about six miles north of Mississippi Power’s lignite coal power plant, according to the Kemper County Messenger.
Madrigal was inside the facility when the tornado struck, Bostick said.