Fewer Dead Than Originally Feared In Oklahoma Tornado
The official death toll from Moore, Oklahoma was revised down this morning in a rare piece of good news. As of early this morning, the official number stood at 51 victims, with 40 others unaccounted for. That has now been reduced to 24.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.