A major retail artery of Joplin, Mo. -- including a Home Depot and a Walmart -- was hit hard by the deadly tornado Sunday, according to an article in the Joplin Globe.
According to a Home Depot spokesman, a store associate was killed in the storm. High winds ripped the roof of both stores located on busy Range Line Road.
In total, the death toll from the tornado is expected to rise to 100, according to the article.