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Kenneth Kizzar walks atop storm-bent steel that used to be the framework for his apartment and automotive shop in Pitts Gap, Tenn. Kizzar's property is located on Graysville Road at Pitts Gap Road in Bledsoe County. / Tim Barber. CTFP. Kenneth Kizzar walks atop storm-bent steel that used to be the framework for his apartment and automotive shop in Pitts Gap, Tenn. Kizzar's property is located on Graysville Road at Pitts Gap Road in Bledsoe County. / Tim Barber. CTFP.
PITTS GAP, BLEDSOE COUNTY -

(Times Free Press) - Except for splintered wood that's weathered gray, the landscape atop Brayton Mountain looks like the EF4 twister that claimed four lives just passed through.

It's been almost a year.

The half-mile-wide swath begins on top of the mountain at Pitts Gap near the Bledsoe-Hamilton county line, then bears northeast a few hundred yards before reaching the sites where two lives were snuffed out in the darkness of April 27, 2011.

Read more about this story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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