Authorities have reported a total of 32 deaths in nine states as Ike moved from Texas northeastward across the U.S. midsection:
Authorities have reported a total of 32 deaths in nine states as Ike moved from Texas northeastward across the U.S. midsection: Texas — seven dead, including one person found in a submerged vehicle in Galveston and a 4-year-old Houston boy dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning from an emergency generator. Louisiana — six dead, including a 16-year-old boy trapped in rising water. Tennessee — two dead, both golfers killed by a falling tree. Arkansas — one killed by a tree falling on a mobile home. Ohio — four dead, including one killed by a tree falling on a home. Indiana — six dead, including a father and son killed helping children escape from a ditch. Illinois — two dead, including an elderly man found in a flooded backyard. Missouri — three dead, including a woman struck by a tree limb and an elderly man suspected of drowning in a flooded yard. Kentucky — one dead, a 10-year-old boy struck by a tree limb while mowing a lawn. AP ______ Copyright 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.