News crew killed in ‘freak’ accident in Polk County

‘Alberto’ is being blamed on the tragic deaths of a news anchor and photojournalist based in Greenville, S.C.     

News 4 anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer – died after a tree fell on their sport utility vehicle as they covered storms in North Carolina. Location: Highway 176 near town of Tryon in Polk County, NC. Law enforcement said the tree was about 3 feet in diameter and the ground was heavily saturated.

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