Florence death toll in NC rises to 33 with report of evacuee’s death

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charlotteobserver—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.

Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 51. The death toll from Hurricane Florence has risen to 51, officials said on Tuesday, more than two weeks after it made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and brought devastating floods to the region. Two people died in North Carolina while repairing damage from the hurricane in late September, bringing the number of storm-related deaths in that state to 39, Governor Roy Cooper said on Tuesday. A 47-year-old man died when he …