David Downing


Age: 15

first-year student at Umatilla High School in Umatilla, Florida who was among one of the 20 known fatalities reportedly killed in the devastating 2007 Groundhog Day tornado outbreak that struck across Central Florida and injured more than 100 others including his triplet sister Heather Downing when several tornadoes ripped through the area, causing structural damage and destroyed over thousands of homes in rural northeast Lake County, Florida during its existence, in which the outbreak was the second-deadliest on record in Florida history behind one that killed 42 people in February 1998.

Cause of Death: Injuries received in the tornado

Born: December 12, 1991

Died: February 2, 2007

Paisley, Florida