Pasco man saves person hurt in Colorado tornado

Aurora, Colo. (CBS Denver) -- When severe weather started rolling into his daughter's neighborhood, Michael Celentano grabbed his video camera

"I had never really seen clouds just moving in all different directions," says Celentano, a Pasco County Sheriff's employee who was vacationing in Colorado.

Pretty soon, those unique looking clouds started swirling around...

"Then we started seeing debris spinning and as it got closer, it became more obvious that there was papers and lumber and tree parts," Celentano says, "then everyone started running inside."

The National Weather Service says it was a tornado that blew right over their home and then onto a nearby golf course. The winds were so powerful, it pushed a construction trailer onto its side. At least one man was injured when a golf cart landed on top of him, just feet from Mike's daughter's home.

"They were just yelling, 'Call 911! Call 911!'" recalls Mike's daughter, Keri Saccomano. Saccomano is a trained first responder and her father is a veteran in law enforcement, so the two leapt into action.

"I grabbed my first aid kit and just hopped the fence," says Saccomano

"This isn't what we planned for our vacation in Denver," notes Celentano. "[I've spent] over 30 years in this business, this was the more interesting ones."

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