WASHINGTON, Ill. -- Illinois State Police confirmed Sunday night that one man is dead following Sunday's devestating tornado in Washington.
The victim is the first fatality of a tornado in the area since July of 1975.
Tazewell County Coroner James Baldi confirmed Monday morning that the deceased is 51 year-old Steve Neubauer of Washington. Baldi also confirmed that Neubauer's death was due to the storm.
We will have more details on this story as it becomes available.