After Storms, Toddler Found Alive in Indiana Field

The rest of the girl's family killed in New Pekin, Indiana
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 4, 2012 5:21 AM CST
A truck stands amongst storm damage near New Pekin, Ind., on March 2, 2012.   (AP Photo/The Courier-Journal, Matt Stone)

(Newser) – A hospital spokeswoman says a toddler found alive in an Indiana field after violent storms is the sole survivor of her immediate family. The toddler, who was not identified, is in critical condition; her mother, father, 2-month-old sister, and 2-year-old brother all died in the storm. Extended family members are at the hospital with her. The girl was found near her family's home in New Pekin, Indiana. (Read more tornado stories.)

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