CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports the main focus right now is that warehouse where those six workers died. The law firm representing one of the victims said the warehouse wasn’t even built to code.
Riley Leon was driving his pickup truck home after a job interview when he found himself in the middle of a tornado. A storm chaser caught the instance on camera, and the video of Leon’s truck being swept away by a tornado has gone viral. Leon sat down with FOX 7 to discuss the event and how he felt during those wild moments.
A monster tornado roared through Louisiana, leaving debris and wreckage in its wake. At one point, the twister was illuminated by exploding power lines as it ripped through a neighborhood. The violent tornado blew apart homes and everything else in its path. Devastated residents carrying flashlights surveyed the damage after it passed. And the red truck that was whipped up in a Texas twister turned out to be driven by 18-year-old Riley Leon, who spoke to Inside Edition.
A tornado rips across the highway in Texas, sucking in a red pickup truck and spinning it like a top before slamming the vehicle to the ground. Debris swirls around, and then the truck drives off like nothing happened! Stormchaser Brian Emfinger took the wild video in Elgin, Texas, and says he didn’t even notice the truck while he was filming. The same twister sent people running for refuge in a Walmart, catching shoppers off guard.
A tornado ripped through Iowa, leaving residents with a lot of cleanup. Video from the City of Norwalk shows the storm in action. Unforgiving winds ripped the doors off of the public works building. Cameras outside the building show the doors being carried off in the wind along with other debris, creating a funnel that circled the parking lot. One lonely pickup truck wasn’t lifted, instead it got battered with the flying objects. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.
Lawyers on Monday filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Madison County, Illinois against online retailer Amazon and two other companies on behalf of the family of delivery driver Austin McEwen, who was killed Dec. 10, 2021, when a tornado struck the Amazon fulfillment center where he was working.
The tornado, with top winds estimated at 155 miles per hour, ripped the roof off the facility just after 8:30 p.m. and caused the building to collapse on itself