CAPE CHARLES, Va. – As a powerful and deadly storm hit Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles, Virginia Thursday morning, one person in the middle of the storm pulled out her phone and started to record video.
“Okay, so I’m in my camper right now and something crazy is going on outside,” 17-year-old Danielle Rivera said on the video posted to YouTube. “I’m so scared.”
The storm killed two people and injured at least 25, according to police and hospital officials. Witnesses said it was a tornado that touched down at the campground.
“It’s hailing and the awning on my camper just came off,” Danielle said. “Oh my God.”
“Look at the tree, it fell on that guy’s camper!” her mom said.
Rivera told WAVY.com her family has camped at Cherrystone for the last 10 years.
Neither she, nor her mother, were seriously injured in the storm.