Victim in Nebraska tornado identified

PILGER, Nebraska (NBC News) – Volunteers are expected to pour into the tiny community of Pilger, Nebraska Wednesday for a massive cleanup operation following Monday’s devastating tornadoes.

Roughly three-quarters of the town was completely destroyed when twin tornadoes ripped through.

Two people were killed, one of them 5-year-old girl Calista Dixon.

She was in her families’ mobile home with her mother when the tornado hit. Her mother remains in critical condition with severe head trauma. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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