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Kalamazoo, MI Tornado, Jun 1907

TORNADO STRIKES PARK

Kills Man and Three Valuable Race Horses.

Kalamazoo, Mich., June 25.---Three valuable race horses and a man were kiled[sic] in a tornado which struck Recreation park early today. William Wiedmayer, aged 39, was found dead two hours after the storm had passed. He was killed by coming in contact with a telephone wire. The tornado came up without an instant's warning and lifted a long row of stalls carrying them over the fence.

Aberdeen Daily American, Aberdeen, SD 26 Jun 1907



article | by Dr. Radut