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Toddler found in field critical; lost most of family in tornado

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A two-year-old girl found injured in a Salem, IN field after Friday's tornado remained in critical condition Saturday at Kosair Children's Hospital. A hospital spokesperson said the girl, whose name is not being released, lost both of her parents, her three-year-old brother and her two-month-old sister in the storm.

Cis Gruebbel, chief nursing officer and vice president of Kosair Care Services at Kosair Children's Hospital, said the girl is being cared for by extended family members. Gruebbel would not disclose the types of injuries the child suffered and did not know where she is from.

The girl was taken to St. Vincent Hospital in Salem Friday night before she was airlifted to Kosair around 5:30 p.m.

Donations to help the injured girl can by made at helpkosairchildrenshospital.com or by calling (502) 629-8060.

Kosair was also treating an eight-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl who were injured in the storm. They were in fair condition on Saturday and expected to recover.

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