Tornadoes cause major damage in Elk City, Oklahoma

Major damage and multiple injuries are being reported on the south side of Elk City, Oklahoma in Beckham County. Several homes and businesses have suffered significant damage after a large tornado passed through the area. A total number of injuries and their severity is not known at this time, but the Elk City Police Chief says some people are trapped inside of tornado-damaged homes. The club house at the Elk City Golf and Country Club has also been destroyed, according to the police chief. Overturned trucks have prompted authorities to shut down on State Highway 6. At least three tornadoes have been confirmed to have touched down in the storms so far, according to the National Weather Service.

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