Cars flipped over, a school bus thrown into a diner and trees everywhere. Henryville residents are beginning to assess the damage left by a tornado Friday.
One boy was on a bus just moments before it slammed into a diner.
He and other kids were rushed inside Henryville High School as the tornado came barreling towards town.
"We heard things like shingles falling off the roof, things breaking, stuff falling from ceilings," said Kannapel.
Thankfully, all of the students were accounted for.
"Praise the Lord. Nobody had a scratch."
You can't say that about the school, though. Most of the building was ripped to shreds just like the countless homes in the twister’s path.
David Coates was inside his car when it hit.
"The car was rocking and actually moving back," said Coates. "I thought it was over. I mean when I laid down I thanked the Lord for my children and my wife and a good life."
People are still walking around bewildered, taking in all the damage before the cleanup process begins. Although it's not exactly clear, how or where you start to pick up the pieces.
"Chaos. It looked like a bomb had just went off," said Tony Brock.
Covered in mud, Brock came out of his truck, without a broken bone or a scratch.
"Debris just started swirling, I jammed on the brakes and covered my head and laid down on the dash and the truck was rocking and rolling and I thought it was never going to quit," said Brock. "You just pray and you wonder, is this my time?"
While there may not be much left of his town, Brock said he’s just thankful he made it out alive.
Reporter: "How does it feel to be standing here and looking at what you just survived?"
Brock: "Very lucky."
Henryville resident: It looked like a bomb went off
Henryville residents are beginning to assess the damage left by a tornado Friday.
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