Eight taken to hospital after storms strike in Amherst County, Virginia

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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. – Amherst County Emergency management reports at least 20 buildings were damaged by a possible tornado.

It happened in the area of Elon and Madison Heights. Officials say the center of the possible twister passed near Elon Road, Nottoway Drive and Hunt Club Road. 

A number of trees were torn down and multiple power lines were out. 

Eight people were taken to the hospital due to injuries from the storm. 

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