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More deaths reported as storms pound South for 2nd straight day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. (AP) - At least seven people are dead from
Arkansas to Alabama as a second day of storms and tornadoes crossed
the South.
One person died when a tree fell on a car in north Alabama. A
Cullman County sheriff's spokesman said Wednesday that another
person was trapped in the car.
Emergency managers said at least two people died in St. Clair
County in central Alabama.
In Mississippi, officials in Choctaw County said a police
officer was killed by a tree limb as he shielded his daughter on a
camping trip.
Also in Mississippi, a man was crushed when a tree fell on his
mobile home and a truck driver died after hitting a downed tree.
In Arkansas, one person died in a storm in Sharp County. There
no immediate details.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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