[UPDATE] Texas DPS Release Names of Three Stormchasers Killed in Wreck Near Spur, Texas
[Update] The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed all three individuals who died in the two-vehicle wreck near Spur were stormchasers.
DPS released the names of the three victims:
- Kelley Gene Williamson (57) of Cassville, Mo.
- Randall Delane Yarnall (55) of Cassville, Mo.
- Corbin Lee Jaeger (25) of Peoria, Arizona
[Original Story] Sadly, three individuals were killed in a wreck near Spur, Texas. Two of the individuals are believed to be storm chasers according to Twitter reports from other chasers.
According to EverythingLubbock.com:
The location was either in or very close to an area under a tornado warning. That warning later expired and it’s not confirmed that the crash was weather-related. Weather spotters said on Twitter that it involved a crew tracking a storm in Dickens County.
The names of the individuals involved have not been released at this time.