Oklahoma was ravaged by tornadoes and severe storms Wednesday, resulting in one death and multiple injuries.
The Tulsa area was hit hardest by the tornadoes, as one person was killed in a mobile home park.
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According to NBC News:
The twisters targeted the Tulsa area, and the state Emergency Management Services Authority confirmed that one person died at a mobile home park in the nearby town of Sand Springs. Three other people were injured — one critically, it said. The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office told NBC News that the River Oaks and River West Mobile Home Park sustained “massive destruction,” with major damage to 40 to 60 homes.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency Thursday for a total of 25 counties.
“Last night’s storms led to wide-spread damage throughout a large portion of the state,” Fallin said in a statement. “I appreciate the ongoing work of our first responders who have been working through the night to assist those in need. I also offer my continued thoughts and prayers to all those affected by the storms.”
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