UPDATE: Authorities identify camper killed in central Minnesota storms

June 22, 2022

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — One person is dead and another hospitalized after a tree fell on a camper during severe storms in central Minnesota.

Among the storm damage calls the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received late Monday night was one from from Elmwood Resort on Lake Mary near Alexandria about 11:40 p.m.

The caller reported cries for help coming from the camper on which the tree had fallen. Law enforcement officials arrived and found a man and woman trapped inside the camper. Alexandria firefighters help extract the victims.

The man, 72-year-old Mark Edward Bunney, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The injured woman, 66-year-old Debra Lynn Bunney, was taken to Alomere Health hospital in Alexandria. The woman’s condition was not released. Officials say the couple lived in Miami, Arizona.