Monday, June 3, 2013

Three Storm Chasers Killed in Oklahoma Tornado

One of the world's best-known storm chasers died in Friday's deadly Oklahoma tornado, his brother said in a statement.

Tim Samaras, 55, died along with his 24-year-old son Paul and fellow storm chaser Carl Young, 45, while they were tracking the twister.

Jim Samaras wrote on Facebook: "It truly is sad that we lost my great brother Tim and his great son, Paul. Our hearts also go out to the Carl Young family as well as they are felling the same feelings we are today.