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Deadly tornado strikes Bartow County
by Monica Burge
January 30, 2013 05:40 PM | 4258 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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A convenience store employee collects what he can from the rubble of where the business once stood at the intersection of Cherry Street and U.S. 41 after Wednesday's deadly tornado hit downtown Adairsville.
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Authorities have confirmed one fatality in a deadly tornado that touched down in Adairsville Wednesday.

Emergency crews continue to work the area removing debris and routing residents who could be seen walking the streets that were littered with falling trees and power lines.

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has issued a dusk to dawn curfew and Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for Bartow and Gordon counties.

According to a statement from Cartersville Medical Center, two women were treated and released for minor head injuries and that the fatality they received was a male.

The storm swept through Bartow County before lunch time and extensive damage has been reported along U.S. 41 and Ga. 120 in Adairsville.

No damage or injuries were reported at any schools.

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