Donald Smith http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Death toll from Harrisburg tornado up to 7 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/death-toll-harrisburg-tornado-7 <p>Authorities in southern Illinois say a seventh person has died from injuries suffered in the EF-4 tornado that slammed into the town of Harrisburg on Feb. 29.</p><p>Saline County coroner Doug Watson says 70-year-old Donald Smith, a retired coal miner from Harrisburg, died Wednesday night at a hospital in Indiana. Smith&#39;s wife remains hospitalized in critical condition.</p><p>Most of the victims, including the Smiths, lived along a street that took the brunt of the storm, which authorities say was 200 yards wide and packed sustained winds of 170 miles per hour.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 19:55:36 +0000 The Associated Press 3231 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Death toll from Harrisburg tornado up to 7