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CNN.com ENTERPRISE, Alabama (CNN) -- Storms stampeded throughout the central and southeastern United States Thursday, leaving at least 11 people dead. Seven people were killed when a tornado hit southeast Alabama Thursday afternoon, including five deaths at Enterprise High School, said spokeswoman Tasamie Richardson. The storms also were blamed for the death of a 7-year-old girl in Missouri. At least two people were killed and several people injured when a tornado slammed into a hospital in the south Georgia town of Americus Thursday evening, according to a Georgia Emergency Management spokesman. A third person was killed and four were hurt when a tornado touched down in rural Taylor County near the southwest Georgia city of Albany, the spokesman said.