1 killed, 2 injured in Tennessee storms

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CHRISTIANA, Tennessee — There has been one death and two others injured as a tornado ripped through Rutherford County overnight Monday.

Rutherford County is just east of Nashville.

WZTV reports a female died when a home collapsed. That person's identity has not yet been released.

WSMV tweeted pictures of the storm damage.

Possible tornados also touched down in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Tree limbs and power lines were down from Louisiana to Alabama early Tuesday, prompting some schools to delay the start of classes.

No serious injuries have been reported in those states.

At least 11,000 customers were without electricity from Louisiana east to South Carolina.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports parts of Tupelo were closed off late Monday as debris, downed trees and power lines blocked roadways. Tupelo Communications Director Leesha Faulkner says there was also a gas leak in a residential area.

Possible tornados were also reported in Natchitoches Parish in Louisiana on Monday afternoon.

This follows severe storms that were blamed for two deaths in the Gulf Coast area last week.

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