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Governor Pat McCrory announced that there are now 18 storm-related deaths in North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew.  With the latest being a man from Goldsboro, who was found dead Tuesday after authorities said his vehicle got caught in floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew.

Goldsboro police said officers responded to a vehicle found in a wooded creek area in the 2500 block of Wayne Memorial Drive at about 4:45 p.m. and found the body of Lemuel Frank Kornegay, 54, inside the vehicle.

Some area schools remain closed, including Cumberland County schools…. ECU will remain closed for the remainder of the week.


others that are closed for the day include:

Clinton City School

Cumberland Co Schools

Edgecombe County Schools

Halifax County Schools

Harnett County Schools

Hoke County Schools

Johnston County Schools

Moore County Schools

Nash/Rocky Mount Schools

Sampson County Schools

Wayne County Schools

Wilson County Schools

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Lee County Schools

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Northampton Co Schools

The total deaths due to Hurricane Matthew now stands at 34. An estimated 500 people are feared dead in Haiti.

Read more at abc11.