Sun Prairie, WI Tornado, May 1908

TORNADO SWEEPS SUN PRAIRIE, WIS.

George Bull Killed Beneath Falling Barn and Property Loss Is Heavy.

MADISON, Wis., May 11.----One life was lost and thousands of dollars damage on the buildings by the tornado which struck Sun Prairie, a village 12 miles east of Madison, this afternoon. George Bull, who was on his was home from school sought shelter behind a barn. The barn was blown over and he was buried beneath it, pinned down by heavy timbers. His lifeless body was extricated three-quarters of an hour later. The Brunasky business block was unroofed, the high school damaged extensively and a number of barns blown down.

The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 12 May 1908