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Thurman, CO Tornado, Aug 1924 - Fatal Storm

TWO MORE MAY DIE FROM STORM INJURY

Nine Killed and Others Probably Fatally Injured in Tornado That Struck Thurman, Colorado

DENVER, Colo., Aug 11.-Two addition deaths were expected today as result of a tornado which killed nine persons and took a heavy toll in property damage at Thurman, Colo., late yesterday.

Those killed were occupants of the HENRY KUHNS farmhouse, where a number of visitors gathered to spend the day. Ten were injured. Two may die, physicians said.

The visitors were dining when the twister razed the farm house. Outbuildings and three automobiles, belonging to KUHNS, were demolished.

The Evening State Journal and Lincoln Daily News, Lincoln, NE 11 Aug 1924

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Those killed were occupants of the HENRY KUNTZ farm house where a number of visitors gathered to spend the day. Ten were injured. Two may die physicians said

The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 12 Aug 1924



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