Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Three storm chasers, including two from SW Missouri killed in Texas car crash

 Three storm chasers, including two from Southwest Missouri,  were among three people killed today in a two-vehicle crash five miles west of Spur, Texas.

A Texas Department of Public Safety news release said that a northbound black Suburban driven by Kelley Gene Williamson, 57, Cassville, ran a stop sign and struck a westbound black Jeep driven by Corbin Lee Jaeger, 25, Peoria, Arizona.

Williamson, Jaeger, and a passenger in Williamson's vehicle, Randall Delane Yarnall, 55, Cassville, were all killed.

All three were storm chasers, according to the report. The report indicates that the weather conditions played no part in the accident.

Williamson's final footage of storm activity in Texas today is in the top accompanying video.The bottom video includes footage of people driving in an ice storm in Joplin on December 27, 2014.

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