OTTAWA, Ill. -- The death toll from Tuesday night's severe weather is now up to three.
The latest victim, 71 year-old Thomas McCord, died when an apparent tornado struck Crossville, in White County.
The other two deaths happened in Ottawa.
76 year-old Wayne Tuntland, and his son-in-law, 31 year-old David Johnson, Jr., were killed. The men were doing yardwork when high winds blew a massive tree down onto both of them.
Johnson suffered head injuries. Rescue crews had to cut through a lot of branches to get to him. He was airlifted to a hospital, but didn't survive. Tuntland was killed instantly.