The Weather Channel Sued For $125 Million Over Death In Storm Chase Collision

Kelley Williamson and Randy Yarnall were known to storm chasers. The charismatic pair were stars of The Weather Channel show, “Storm Wranglers,” in which they could be seen dramatically dashing down highways in pursuit of tornadoes.

Their March 28, 2017 live-stream chasing a tornado outside of Spur, Tex. started the same as usual — a wide shot of open road and looming dark clouds. But the broadcast abruptly ended.

Local police reported that the pair allegedly drove through a stop sign, crashing into 25-year-old Corbin Jaeger, a storm watcher spotter with the National Weather Service. All three men were killed.

Now, lawyers for Jaeger’s mother, Karen Di Piazza, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking $125 million from The Weather Channel, the estates of Williamson and Yarnall, and others, for Jaeger’s wrongful…

Original published: 2019-03-27 13:42:55 Read the full New York City News here


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