A neighbor scanning the damage found Hunter, 22, unconscious on the ground. Twenty miles away from Vilonia, Wood begged for a response from her only son.
"I kept saying, 'Are you okay? Are you okay? Let me know. Let me know.' No answer," said Wood, taking comfort Hunter thought to message her. "That [sending a message] was the most precious thing a son could do for a mother."
The UCA senior was with his father and stepmother, both of whom were seriously injured, when the tornado hit.
Flags fly across the town to honor Hunter and others killed in the storm.
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