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Storms blamed for deaths in Kansas, damage roads in Oklahoma


August 16, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A strong storm system moving across the central Plains left a father and son dead in Kansas, damaged roads in Oklahoma and led to several water rescues in both states.

Montgomery County, Kansas, Sheriff Bobby Dierks said Wednesday that Dennis Clark Catron Sr., 72, and Dennis Clark Catron Jr., 39, both of Elk City, drowned Tuesday night when their vehicle was swept off a road into an overflowing creek. Their bodies were found inside the vehicle.

"They had apparently stopped their car and put it in park, then were swept off" the road, Dierks said.

Rains also damaged the...

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