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Tornado touches down near Akron, Indiana

NOW: Tornado touches down near Akron, Indiana

Akron, Indiana on Tuesday, photo courtesy Tyler Sebree ABC57

Akron, Indiana on Tuesday, photo courtesy Tyler Sebree ABC57

Akron Indiana on Tuesday. Photo courtesy Abby Lutz, ABC57

Akron Indiana on Tuesday. Photo courtesy Abby Lutz, ABC57

Akron Indiana on Monday. Photo courtesy Kylie Walker, ABC57

Akron Indiana on Monday. Photo courtesy Kylie Walker, ABC57

Akron Indiana on Monday. Photo courtesy Kylie Walker, ABC57

Akron Indiana on Monday. Photo courtesy Kylie Walker, ABC57

Damage in Grant County. Photo courtesy of Master Trooper Joe Fisher (Indiana State Police)

Damage in Grant County. Photo courtesy of Master Trooper Joe Fisher (Indiana State Police)

Damage to a house in Macy, Indiana. Photo courtesy JoLynn Bruney, ABC57

Damage to a house in Macy, Indiana. Photo courtesy JoLynn Bruney, ABC57

Damage to a house in Macy, Indiana. Photo courtesy JoLynn Bruney, ABC57

Damage to a house in Macy, Indiana. Photo courtesy JoLynn Bruney, ABC57


AKRON, Ind. -- National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in Akron, Indiana on Monday evening. 

The large tornado touched down around 8 p.m.

The amount of damage is unknown at this time but many residents reported downed trees and damaged homes. 

ABC57's Kylie Walker was in Akron to see the damage and speak to those involved. 

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