ADAIRSVILLE, GA -- Severe thunderstorms and at least one tornado crossed parts of northwest Georgia Wednesday, leaving one death and widespread damage in their wake.
In Farmville, many homes have reports of severe damage, but no fatalities have been reported, as confirmed by Gordon Co. EMA Richard Cooper.
Bartow County Sheriff W. Clark Millsap confirmed one death in the county, but did not provide details.
In Adairsville, one person was hurt when a tornado hit the Daiki Corporation plant on Adairsville Highway. One hundred workers escaped injury.
In downtown Adairsville, officials reported major damage, including overturned vehicles and structural damage to buildings as the storm crossed the area at around 11 a.m.
Vehicles were reported to be overturned near the McDonald's in downtown Adairsville. Interstate 75 was reported closed at Exit 306, Cassville-White Road, heading toward Adairsville.