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At Least 13 Die in West Tennessee Tornadoes

MEMPHIS, TN - Authorities say that at least 13 people have been killed during a wave of tornadoes in Tennessee.

Sumner County Sheriff Bob Barker confirmed this morning that five people have died in the county.

He said emergency officials are still searching for more possible fatalities left in the wake of severe storms that moved through the county on Tuesday.

Two people also died in a home near Jackson.  Three people were killed when a roof collapsed at the DSC Logistics warehouse in Memphis.

A man was killed in his car in Fayette County and two others died in Hardin County during the wave of storms that began Tuesday.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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