Death Toll Rises To 9 In Oklahoma City Area - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Death Toll Rises To 9 In Oklahoma City Area

PHOTO: Nick Oxford / AP PHOTO: Nick Oxford / AP

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Nine people have died in the Oklahoma City area after a violent burst of tornadoes and thunderstorms overnight.

Amy Elliott with the state Medical Examiner's Office said Saturday morning that nine fatalities have been confirmed, including two children and seven adults. The previous overall total was seven deaths.

Hospital officials said at least 75 people were hurt during Friday night storms that hit at rush hour.

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