Strong Winds Blow Truck Off Road, Tear Down Trees In Northeast OK


Monday, July 30th 2018, 7:17 pm
By: News On 6


Severe storms with strong winds caused damage across parts of northeastern Oklahoma Monday.

Washington County saw some of the strongest gusts of winds, causing damage to several buildings.

Several fire departments and residents worked together to chainsaw several downed trees blocking a road in Ramona.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a truck was also blown off of Highway 75 north, causing it to jackknife.

Some buildings had damage as well, News On 6’s Justin Shrair said he saw significant damage between the baseball and football fields in Ramona where some of the roof was ripped off.

News On 6 also received several pictures of downed trees in Oologah and Claremore.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a truck was also blown off of Highway 75 north, causing it to jackknife.

Truck off the road here on 75 North. Working to get more info. pic.twitter.com/ynrNHuHNPY

— Justin Shrair (@justinshrair) July 30, 2018

Troopers tell me the wind caused that truck to jackknife. I’m told the driver is okay. pic.twitter.com/hex9BynQNV

— Justin Shrair (@justinshrair) July 30, 2018

Some buildings had damage as well, News On 6’s Justin Shrair said he saw significant damage between the baseball and football fields in Ramona where some of the roof was ripped off.

News On 6 also received several pictures of downed trees in Oologah and Claremore.

@NewsOn6 Trummel’s Drug store in Oologah has one less tree due to the storms! pic.twitter.com/qwOG1gJ6Gu

— Carson Trummel (@CTrummel) July 30, 2018

Storm damage in Oologah. #okwx pic.twitter.com/YeZZNewYL3

— News On 6 (@NewsOn6) July 30, 2018

Some of the damage in claremore behind taco bell at my friend's house pic.twitter.com/GgLZCgHYKU

— Clinton Caudle (@ClintonCaudle) July 30, 2018

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Severe storms with strong winds caused damage across parts of northeastern Oklahoma Monday.

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