Officials said a 50ft wall at the warehouse collapsed.
In a statement, Amazon said "severe weather" caused a wall to collapse at the facility in Dundalk.
Two people were killed when part of an Amazon distribution warehouse collapsed amid severe weather, a spokeswoman for the retail giant said Saturday.
The first man was found under some debris and was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries. He added that the second person is still missing. "Thank you to the emergency response teams who have been working through the night".
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The site was still an active scene as of Saturday afternoon, and an Amazon spokesperson told the paper that the building had been closed. The safety of our employees and contractors is our top priority and we have safely evacuated the building. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by yesterday's tragic event".
The images shared by news agencies and local people from outside the spot showed a badly damaged truck and a knocked over the light pole.
The National Weather Service had warned of thunderstorms in the area, with some producing gusty winds and heavy rain.
Farther west, roof damage to several buildings - along with numerous downed trees - were reported in Mount Airy, Maryland, said Lam.