Mayor of Brookport returns home after crash

Mayor of Brookport returns home after crash

BROOKPORT, IL (KFVS) - The mayor of Brookport has returned home after being badly injured in a car crash, just weeks after his town was devastated by a tornado.

John Klaffer had been in an Indiana hospital since the beginning of December following a head on crash.

Klaffer was delivering mail at the time.

After the crash faced surgery for several broken bones.

He is finally back home Wednesday night where he will continue his road to recovery.

Meanwhile, Tom Souders will act as mayor pro tem as the city works on its own recovery following a devastating tornado.

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