Landslide destroys homes on hillside in Tennessee


HARDIN COUNTY, Tn. (AP)– Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee.

News outlets report no one was injured in the slide, which occurred along the Tennessee River near the Hardin County community of Savannah.

The Hardin County Fire Department says a vacant home collapsed Saturday, while occupants of a second home left before it eventually was destroyed.

A nearby road was closed and motorists were asked to avoid the area.  

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