Severe weather whipped through large swathes of Oklahoma on Wednesday night, resulting in one death and widespread power outages across the state.
Outside Tulsa, a tornado cut through a mobile home park in the suburbs of Sand Springs, killing at least one person and injuring three others, according to the state’s Emergency Medical Services Authority.
“Right now, rescue efforts are continuing and officers are aiding the injured and helping those who need immediate medical care,” Shannon Clark, with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, told CNN. “It’s very tough conditions right now — very touch and go. The conditions my people are working in right now are deplorable at best.”
Further south, near Oklahoma City, officials reported that another tornado touched down outside the town of Moore, overturning vehicles, uprooting trees and injuring at least three people. However, no deaths were reported in the area.
An estimated 75,000 households were without…
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