Death toll reaches 64 across South

Published 10:07 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An emergency official says 10 more storm-related deaths have been confirmed in an Alabama county, bringing the regional death toll to 64.

Mark Kelley of the Jefferson County EMA is reporting a total of 11 deaths, up from a single death disclosed there earlier in the day.

Elsewhere in Alabama, severe weather has claimed 39 lives, including 15 in the hard-hit college town of Tuscaloosa.

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Also on Wednesday, storms killed 11 in Mississippi, two in Georgia and one in Tennessee.