Boy sends text as EF-4 tornado approaches: "Goodbye Mama"

Photo from KARK reporter Josh Berry's Twitter page.
Photo from KARK reporter Josh Berry's Twitter page.
A photo of texts sent by a boy to his mother just before a tornado strikes the home he was taking shelter in is making it's way across Twitter and Facebook.

On April 27, according to KNWA in Arkansas , Jeffrey Hunter sent his mom, Regina Wood, a series of texts as he hid in his bathroom while a tornado approached.

One of the texts reads: "Goodbye mama."

It was sent just as the tornado was about to hit.

Regina said she was about 20-miles away when she texted him back, asking him if he was OK.

She never got a response.

Jeffrey died from his injuries. He was with his father and step-mother, but they survived.

Regina tells KNWA that says she takes comfort in the fact that her son thought to say goodbye.

Click here for more>>.

  • Popular

  • Recent

More from FOX 2 Detroit

  • Woman claims Ypsilanti cemetary lost her father

  • Burglar steals thousands in equipment from family landscaping business

  • Woman hit with $99 ATM fee at Harper Hospital

  • VIDEO: Mom arrested for drunk driving with 3 kids in car

  • Escaped felon Johnny Rodgers caught by federal authorities

  • Sisters killed when they run red light, get t-boned by semi-truck

  • Out and About at Tiny Lions cat cafe in Ann Arbor

  • 7-year-old cancer survivor with sickle cell disease named Chief of the Day

  • Woman, 7 months pregnant, shot 5 times in front of family home

  • Harley-Davidson superstore dealership opens in Farmington Hills