A Tornado touched down near Virden, Manitoba on Friday, and the RCMP confirming the deaths of two 18-year-olds as a result.
The tornado caused major damage, generating winds powerful enough to throw vehicles. One 54-year-old man was also injured and is considered in stable condition.
"On Friday night, Virden [RCMP] responded to a tornado touching down near Highwway 83 [and] Road 50N where a property was seriously damaged [and] vehicles had been thrown. A 54-year-old male was located injured in one vehicle [and] two 18 [year-olds], a male [and] a female, were found deceased near the other," a tweet from the Manitoba RCMP said.
The victims were later revealed to be Shayna Barnesky and Carter Tilbury of Melita, Manitoba, with RCMP saying the two were thrown out of their vehicle which was located more than a kilometre away from where the tornado touched down.