Amazon drivers sought safety at warehouse as tornado hit but found only death and destruction

Posted on AllSides December 20th, 2021
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Drone Base | Reuters

Gary Quigley was nearing the end of his Amazon delivery route on Friday when he noticed the winds were picking up. 

Quigley had been listening to local radio stations in Edwardsville, Illinois, all afternoon to keep an eye on the weather forecast. Earlier in the day, the National Weather Service had called for severe storms and “strong tornadoes” in the area. 

At about 7:30 p.m. local time, Quigley called his dispatcher, Kevin Dickey, who helped oversee the drivers at his contracted delivery company, Xseed. Both men agreed the weather was getting worse. Dickey told Quigley...

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