Woman killed as tornado hits eastern Bryan Co.

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BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII)-- A night of storms across Texoma left one community in shambles when an EF-3 tornado touched down in Bryan County between Blue and Bokchito, causing injuries and taking the life of one person.

Bryan County Emergency Manager James Dalton confirmed Wednesday morning one woman, identified as 58-year-old Debby Boyd, died in the tornado Tuesday night two miles west of Bokchito.

"I opened the door and seen tornado, just seen stuff swirling around," said Wayne Robertson.

According to preliminary reports from the National Weather Service, that tornado seen by Wayne Robertson touched ground in Bryan County just after 9 p.m.

He along with his family were outside on their front porch when the storm hit, damaging Blue and Bokchito, where large trees were uprooted, tossed on top of cars and scattering debris across the highway.

"I could hear a rumbling noise, and it just got louder, and louder, and louder," said another resident in Bokchito.

Officials said Wednesday none of the other injuries were serious.

Most residents say they only had seconds to react and seek shelter.

"One of my friends called me and he asked me, he said I hope you know there's a tornado coming to your house and I said no I didn't know that."

Power lines were knocked down leaving residents without electricity for most of Blue and Bokchito, cancelling classes for Rock Creek and Bennington schools.

Gabriel Thomas, 17, is a high school student at Rock Creek High School and heard the storm as it passed.

"It really went to going on, when it did you could hear it, the whipping, you could hear the grass, the sticks just everything throwing up to the window," said Thomas.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to News 12 for updates.