Three Storm Chasers Killed

Three storm chasers were killed in a tragic traffic accident about 50 miles east of Lubbock, Texas.  The Weather Channel has released the names of two of the victims, Kelley Gene Williamson, 57 and  Randall Delane Yarnall, 55.  The name of the 3rd victim has been released, Corbin Jaeger, 25, of Peoria AZ.  The DPS says that Williamson was the driver that went through the stop sign.  He was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.  Yarnall was a passenger in that vehicle and was wearing a seat belt.

The Texas Dept. of Public Safety reports the accident occurred about five miles west of Spur Texas, when a black suburban traveling north blew through a stop sign and hit a black jeep going west.  All three occupants of the two vehicles were killed (video at link).  The Williamson-Yarnall vehicle was live-streaming at the time of the crash (video at link stops a few seconds before the crash. Names of the deceased have not been released and the accident remains under investigation. (pictures from KLBK).

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