More than $29,000 raised for victims of Duette tornado

Steve and Kade Wilson

DUETTE, Fla. (WFLA) – More than $29,000 has been raised for the victims of the Duette tornado.

Steve Wilson was killed instantly, authorities said. His wife, Kade, died of a heart attack on the way to the hospital.

The four kids injured in the Duette tornado that struck their grandparents' home. (Photo: GoFundMe)
The four kids injured in the Duette tornado that struck their grandparents’ home. (Photo: GoFundMe)

A GoFundMe site to raise money for the Wilsons and their family has raised enough money to pay for the funeral expenses, according to the site’s host.

Stephen M. Wilson and four children who were in the house were also injured. One of the Wilsons’ granddaughters suffered a lacerated liver. Another granddaughter sustained a collapsed lung and lacerated liver. An update says the girls are will likely be released from the hospital soon.

Two boys were also scraped up but have already been released from the hospital. 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 or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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