Storms kill pair in Georgia, Tennessee; thousands without electricity
Atlanta, GA, United States (4E) – Two people died and thousands of people left without electricity when a twister brought hit U.S.’ provinces of Georgia and Tennessee Wednesday.
Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said that the twister overturned at least 10 cars on the Interstate 75 motorway, which was then shut down from both sides.
Of the two men, one died in Georgia, while the other in Nashville, Tennessee, while the man was talking under a tree shed and the tree fell over him due to high winds. Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky and Indiana are the other states to have got hit by the storm.
The mayhem resulted in power cut to more than 60,000 customers from the Gulf Coast to Ohio. There were several emergency calls of trauma and injuries, reported the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.