A star of the Discovery Channel show “Storm Chasers,” his son and a colleague have been identified as three of the 13 people killed after an outbreak of tornadoes struck the Oklahoma City area on Friday.
Tim Samaras, 55, died with his son Paul, 24, and friend Carl Young, 45, in Canadian County chasing down a tornado that wreaked havoc along Interstate 40, Fox 25 reports.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Tim Samaras his son Paul and their colleague Carl Young,” the Discovery Channel said in a statement to FOX411. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families.”
The channel added that it would be dedicating Sunday night’s show on the tornadoes in their memory.
Meanwhile, residents in Oklahoma cleaned up after the deadly storms as searches continued for more victims.
Searchers were still working Sunday to find seven missing people, including five children.
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