by: Benjamin Ward, Ozarks First

Authorities have identified the person killed in Aurora during the storms that swept through the area over the weekend.

Aurora Fire Chief Robert Ward says Jeremy Lewis, 34, of Crane was inside the Aurora Inn Motel on South Elliot Avenue when he died as a result of the storms.

The exact cause of death has not yet been determined but it was previously stated to be storm related.

The death happened at the time a EF-1 Tornado was moving through the area.