A Chrysler dealer in Canton, Texas was hit by tornado over the weekend, completely destroying the dealer’s showroom and its stock.
According to local NBC affiliate NBCDFW, I-20 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram took a direct hit from the tornado on Saturday night. The dealer’s new showroom and maintenance facilities suffered heavy damage, while many of its cars were destroyed after being tossed through the air and flipped on their roofs. Thankfully, no one was inside the dealership when the tornado struck.
According to the National Weather Service, at least three tornadoes touches down in Canton-area counties that night. The Drive turned up information from the NWS that indicates the tornado that hit I-20 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram was a category EF3 event with wind speeds up to 140 mph. That sounds about right, judging by the shocking amount of damage the storm left in its wake.