Florence death toll rises to 18, baby swept away


KSBW—The death toll climbed to 18 as authorities found the body of a 1-year-old boy who was swept away after his mother drove into floodwaters and lost her grip on him while trying to get back to dry land.

Florence death toll in NC rises to 33 with report of evacuee’s death. More than a week after Florence hit North Carolina and South Carolina, deaths continue to be reported, many roads are still closed and more flooding is anticipated as some rivers have yet to crest.