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Storms In South Turn Deadly

CLAY, Ala. (AP) - An emergency management spokesman says more than 100 people have been injured in central Alabama by a line of storms that also killed at least two as it moved across the South and Midwest.

At least one of the areas affected by the storms, which were part of a system that stretched from the Great Lakes down to the Gulf of Mexico, was also hit by a line of killer storms that slammed the Southeast last April.

Allen Kniphfer of the Jefferson County emergency management said early Monday the victims were found in two different areas of the county in central Alabama.

Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Randy Christian says an 16-year-old girl was killed in Clay, outside Birmingham, and an 82-year-old man died in the community of Oak Grove.

Searchers in the Birmingham area were going from house-to-house early Monday in an effort to rescue people trapped in their homes.

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