1 person killed, multiple injuries after tornadoes hit central U.S.

Global News

WATCH: A confirmed “extremely dangerous tornado” hit Wednesday evening near Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to the National Weather Service. Jay Gray reports.

TULSA, Okla. – The slow start to America’s tornado season came to a violent end Wednesday, when tornadoes raked the city of Tulsa during its evening rush hour, killing one person and injuring others.

Tulsa County Sheriff’s Capt. Billy McKelvey said one person was killed in a mobile home park near that was nearly destroyed Wednesday amid severe weather. It wasn’t yet clear whether it was a tornado or straight-line winds that hit the mobile home park, which McKelvey said could accommodate 40 to 50 trailers. McKelvey couldn’t say exactly how many people were injured, but said there were multiple injuries.

WATCH: Tornado warnings have been issued in parts of eastern Oklahoma near Tulsa, where storm sirens were heard cautioning people to take cover.

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