Hurricane Florence Kills Two In Wilmington, Police Say

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Two people have died in Wilmington, North Carolina, after a tree fell on their house, the city’s police department said.

“WPD can confirm the first two fatalities of Hurricane #Florence in Wilmington. A mother and infant were killed when a tree fell on their house. The father was transported to (New Hanover Regional Medical Center) with injuries,” the agency tweeted.

These are the first reported storm-related deaths due to the storm, which made landfall Friday morning.

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