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Baxter Springs Man Killed in Quapaw Tornado

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The man who died when a tornado tore through Quapaw was from neighboring Baxter Springs.

Both towns were hit by tornadoes on Sunday.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s office, John Brown, 68, was traveling through Quapaw when the storms hit. He pulled into a parking lot.

A large wall fell on the vehicle trapping Brown and his wife inside.

His wife was rescued from the vehicle and treated at a local hospital.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

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