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1 dead in NC after Michael slams state

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WNCN/WBTV) - Authorities confirmed a person was killed in North Carolina as Tropical Storm Michael pounded the area.

One person died in Statesville in Iredell County after a tree fell on a car. CBS 17 sister station WBTV reports it happened around 1 p.m. near Mockinville Highway and Songbird Lane.

The person killed was the driver of the car, WBTV reported.

It's unclear if anyone else was injured. CBS 17 will update this story as more information becomes available. 


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