(Advertisement)

N.D. twister hit oil-crew camp, hurts 9

Trailers housing thousands of boom-area workers vulnerable to storms

Posted: May 28, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.

A tornado touches down Monday on its path toward Watford City, N.D., where it struck a workers’ camp in the heart of the state’s booming oil patch, injuring nine people, including a 15-year-old girl who was listed in critical condition.

A tornado touches down Monday on its path toward Watford City, N.D., where it struck a workers’ camp in the heart of the state’s booming oil patch, injuring nine people, including a 15-year-old girl who was listed in critical condition.

A rare North Dakota tornado that critically injured a 15-year-old girl and hurt eight other people at a workers' camp in the heart of the state's booming oil patch packed winds that peaked at 120 mph, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Electric-chair law rouses Tennessee protest

Protesters at the Tennessee state Capitol voiced opposition Tuesday to a new law signed by Gov. Bill Haslam allowing the use of the electric chair if lethal-injection drugs... Read »

Next Story »

Clinton: Proud of diplomatic job

Hillary Rodham Clinton writes in her new book that she wishes she could have made different, unspecified decisions as President Barack Obama's secretary of state but remain... Read »