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3 storm chasers among 13 killed in Okla. tornado

Trio was doing research; 1 was on TV program

EL RENO, Okla. — Three veteran storm chasers were among the 13 people killed over the weekend when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area.

Jim Samaras said Sunday that his brother Tim was killed. Tim Samaras’s son, Paul, and another chaser, Carl Young, also died.

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