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May 21, 2013

Deadly tornado nearly follows path of ’99 storm

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MOORE —

Law said she knew of nobody who had lost their life, but was concerned about a third grade class that was located in an auxiliary building behind the main part of the school.

“Last I knew, they were searching for people,” she said. “The police and everybody were going back there and they started going back there with dogs. The whole neighborhood was gone.”

The tornado also destroyed Briarwood Elementary School, 14901 S. Hudson, though the human cost there, if any, was unknown late Monday night.

“We are still doing searches through the schools, through the houses,” said Jerry Stillings, Moore police chief. “Primary and secondary searches at this time.”

Clay Horning

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