The Oates Community of Darlington County was hit by an EF1 tornado with winds of up to 110 miles an hour between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

According to the Darlington County Emergency Management Department, the tornado likely started near the 1200 block of Fisherman Road in the Oates Community, and ended near the 900 block of South Marquis Highway in Hartsville.

The department also reported that while there were minor damages to some structures, four residential structures were destroyed. There was one reported injury, which was minor.