Nashville tornado live updates: 19 dead from devastating Tennessee twisters

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Nineteen people have been killed after devastating tornadoes ripped through Nashville and other areas of Tennessee early Tuesday, according to the Tennessee ...
Emergency Management Agency.

The tornado in Nashville was just one of three to hit Tennessee overnight. Benton, Wilson, Putnam and Davidson Counties all saw fatalities.

Twisters were also reported in Missouri and Kentucky.

Here's the latest on the Nashville tornado. Please refresh for updates.

-- At least 48 buildings collapsed, authorities said.

PHOTO: A man walks past storm debris following a deadly tornado, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Humphrey/AP)

PHOTO: Residents walk through downed utility lines and trees to survey damage caused by one of several tornadoes that tore through the state overnight, March 3, 2020, in Cookeville, Tenn. (Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

-- Fifty-thousand customers are without power, officials said.

-- Some Super Tuesday polling stations have been impacted, officials said. Alternative locations will be offered for voters. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett says residents can call the Division of Elections toll-free at 1-877-850-4959.

For polling location changes in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson Counties and other Presidential Preference Primary information, click here: https://t.co/LFsJwtruMJ. Contact the Division of Elections toll-free 1-877-850-4959. #SuperTuesday #GoVoteTN #TrustedInfo2020 pic.twitter.com/L1RD6GETDh — Tre Hargett (@sectrehargett) March 3, 2020

East Nashville and the Nashville suburb of Mt. Juliet were hit particularly hard.

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"Our community has been greatly impacted by a tornado," Capt. Chandler of the Mt. Juliet Police Department said early Tuesday. "There are multiple homes damaged and multiple people injured. Our officers are in the early stages of this response and we continue to assess what is happening ... there are multiple homes damaged, multiple people injured, multiple people still trapped. We need your help."

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PHOTO: A woman walks past buildings damaged by a tornado, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark…
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