2 Killed As Tornado Hits Southern Oklahoma Town

Apr 23, 2020

MADILL, Okla. (AP) — Two people have been killed as an apparent tornado tore through southern Oklahoma.

The storm hit the area around Madill, Oklahoma, about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, as  clusters of severe weather roared through parts of Oklahoma and Texas.

Marshall County Emergency Management Director Robert Chaney says one person's body was found about a quarter-mile from a J&I Manufacturing trailer plant just outside Madill. Chaney said he had no other information.

Chaney said J&I Manufacturing took a direct hit from the storm. The storm also hit fence wire manufacturer Oklahoma Steel and Wire in Madill.