Tim Samaras — one of fearless storm chasers on the Discovery Channel show of the same name, was killed Friday by one of the tornado that struck Oklahoma.



Samaras’ son Paul, and colleague Carl Young, died with Samaras while chasing a tornado, relatives told CNN.

Samaras’ brother Jim posted on his Facebook page, “Thank you to everyone for the condolences. It truly is sad that we lost my great brother Tim and his great son, Paul. Our hearts also go out to the Carl Young family as well as they are feeling the same feelings we are today. They all unfortunately passed away but doing what they loved.”

Samaras and his team were part of the show for its final three seasons, before being cancelled in 2012.

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