Toddler Missing In Piedmont After Tornado


Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 10:02 pm
By: News 9


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UPDATE -- The search continues for the missing 3-year-old in Piedmont.

Crews resume the search for Ryan Hamil who went missing as a tornado tore through their home on Tuesday. 

The mother of the Ryan Hamil, the missing toddler, is in the hospital and may require surgery.  Ryan's two siblings were missing for a few hours, but were found eventually and rushed to the hospital. The 5-year-old remains hospitalized, and the 15-month-old has died.

PIEDMONT, Oklahoma -- Emergency crews are desperately searching for a 3-year-old boy who disappeared after a tornado hit Piedmont Tuesday evening.

Ryan Hamil was last seen near Sara Road and Waterloo Road when he, his mother and two siblings took shelter from the severe weather. When the tornado hit, it wiped out the building they were in.

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Ryan's two siblings were missing for a few hours, but were found eventually and rushed to the hospital. There's no word on their condition.

Ryan has not been seen since the tornado hit. Several emergency workers and search crews are combing the area for the boy but have not found any sign of him yet.

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