Two Coloradans Killed in Kansas Tornado

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) _ Authorities say two people found dead in
their car this morning after a powerful tornado in Kansas blew
their car off the road were from Colorado.

Thirty-three-year-old Gary S. Whitlow and 29-year-old Kimberly
S. Whitlow of Rocky Ford were pronounced dead at the scene after
authorities found their car in a wheat field 150 yards north of
Highway 54, east of Pratt.

Meanwhile, authorities in Osage County are investigating whether
a camper was killed by lightning as the storm system passed
through.

The storm system spawned at least 17 tornadoes across central
and western Kansas Friday, injuring at least six other people
and damaging dozens of homes.

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