Toll reaches 21 in Okla. ice storm
By Jeff Billington
Tulsa World (Oklahoma)
Copyright 2007 The Tulsa World
Crews continued trying to restore power Tuesday for tens of thousands of Oklahomans dealing with thick, lingering ice and frigid temperatures in the wake of a winter storm that has claimed 21 lives statewide.
Thousands of residents in areas hardest-hit by the storm also have been without running water for days. As of Tuesday, at least 857 people were staying in shelters throughout the area, with many awaiting state and federal assistance to arrive in the form of gasoline-powered electric generators.
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