Four-year-old Hattie Collins died last week when a powerful tornado touched down in Tennessee.
She was one of five children younger than 13 who died in Putnam County. Her father, Matt Collins, is now sharing on Facebook the heartbreaking details of the night he lost his daughter. . .
Collins said the tornado hit their house as soon as they hit the floor and everything was collapsing around them. In total, 24 people were killed across four counties after storms moved through the state. . .
He says the next thing he remembers is waking up across the street at the neighbors’ house. He said his neighbors filled them in on what happened, saying they found the family still holding on to each other. (Read more from “The Father of a 4-Year-Old Killed in the Tennessee Tornado Shares His Heartbreaking Account of That Night” HERE)