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Medical Examiner identifies 2 victims of Oklahoma tornado

May 28, 2019
Storm damage and debris left behind at the Skyview Mobile Home Park in the aftermath of a tornado in El Reno, Okla. on Monday, May 27, 2019. The EF3 tornado hit the area on Saturday night killing two people and injuring many others. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman,via AP)

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has identified two people killed when a tornado ripped through a trailer park over the weekend.

Spokeswoman Amy Elliott said Tuesday that 54-year-old Timothy Solis and 47-year-old Bridget Brockwell were killed when the twister struck the Skyview Estates trailer park late Saturday night in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City. Elliott says the cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries to both victims.

El Reno officials say more than a dozen families were displaced when their homes were damaged in the tornado, which the National Weather Service says was an EF3 tornado with wind speeds of up to 165 mph (266 kph).

The tornado also destroyed a motel and damaged several other nearby structures. Gov. Kevin Stitt toured the area Monday.

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