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Weather Channel Reporter Injured in Tornado

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EL RENO, Okla_A meteorologist from the Weather Channel is nursing some minor injuries after the car he was storm chasing in was thrown some 200 yards by one of the tornadoes that slammed through El Reno.

The SUV that Mike Bettes and two others were riding in was caught up in the storm near El Reno.

The Weather Channel said everyone was wearing their seatbelt and were able to walk away from the banged-up vehicle.

 

A network spokesperson says a Weather Channel team has been in the field for most of May following tornadoes. It's the first time one of their personalities has been injured while being caught up in violent weather it was covering

 

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