Colorado storm chaser Tim Samaras killed in Oklahoma tornado | SummitDaily.com

Colorado storm chaser Tim Samaras killed in Oklahoma tornado

Tom McGhee
The Denver Post
Severe storm/lightning researcher and tornado chaser Tim Samaras of Denver CO shows his his 1,680 pound 1.4 million frames per second camera called The 'Kahuna' during the 15th annual ChaserCon back on Feb 18,2013. Today it was confirm that Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and longtime chase partner Carl Young were killed in the EF-3 tornado that tore through El Reno, Oklahoma Friday. Photo by Gene Blevins/LA DailyNews
GENE BLEVINS |

Colorado storm chaser Tim Samaras died Friday during a tornado near El Reno, Oklahoma, along with his son and a friend.

The 55-year-old, Bennett resident, his son Paul, 24, and Carl Young, 45, were reportedly among nine people killed in storms that struck on Friday night.

The tornado made a sudden turn toward the chasers, according to weather web site, TheWeatherSpace.com,

Read more: Colorado storm chaser Tim Samaras killed in Oklahoma tornado – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_23373064/colorado-storm-chaser-killed-tornado#ixzz2V65Bjivw


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