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(ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.) — At least one person is dead after a tornado struck outside Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon.

The storm left behind significant damage to the town of Adairsville, about an hour northwest of the big city. The twister also swept across Interstate 75, overturning cars and forcing officials to close the highway.

Thousands of people throughout the region are now without power as mobile relief units begin arriving on the scene.

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