At Least 4 Dead in Oklahoma Tornadoes Storm injures motorists on I-40 By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted May 24, 2011 6:17 PM CDT 4 comments Comments Joplin, Mo.: Steve Stafford and Kathy Butler help salvage belongings from the apartment of a friend in Joplin. More deadly tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma today. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) (Newser) – The storms continue: Oklahoma tornadoes killed at least four people and injured dozens more today in suburban Oklahoma City. One storm blew cars off I-40 around rush hour, injuring motorists, reports the Oklahoman. Tornado watches were in effect in Texas and Kansas, and hard-hit Joplin, Missouri, faced more stormy weather tonight as rescue operations continue.