When the maximum force twister descended on Kansas Friday evening, police officer Robert Tim Buckman was unable to take cover.
Buckman was rushing to warn other residents about the descending tornado when he was caught up in it himself.
His car was tossed practically the length of a football field, and Buckman, 46, was critically injured.
"The car itself was smashed equivalent to stepping on a pop can," his son Derick said.
Robert Tim Buckman died Tuesday, pushing the death toll to 12...Full Story