One man confirmed dead in Washington tornado

By WEEK Producer

One man confirmed dead in Washington tornado

November 17, 2013 Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 11:27 AM CDT

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.