Storm Chasers Killed

malady sans-serif;”> colorado stormchaser Tim Samaras and two others were killed while chasing a tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma Friday night.

A family statement says the 55-year-old Samaras, his 24-year-old son Paul and 45-year-old friend Carl Young all died doing what they love.

Samaras founded Twistex….The Tactical Weather Instrumented Sampling in Tornadoes Experiment. The company was founded to help learn more about tornadoes and increase lead time for warnings.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/3/13