ATLANTA — At least 14 people have died as Florence continues to churn over the Carolinas. Here's what we know about the victims:
A 41-year-old mother and her 7-month-old son were killed in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a tree fell on their home, officials said. The woman's husband was injured in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital, according to police.
A 78-year-old man in Kinston, North Carolina, was electrocuted when he tried to connect two extension cords outside in the rain, according to Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail.
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A 77-year-old man in Lenoir County, North Carolina, fell and died from "a cardiac event" while checking on dogs outside during the storm, officials said.
An 81-year-old man died in Wayne County when he fell and struck his head while packing to evacuate, officials said.
A 68-year-old man died when he was electrocuted while plugging in a generator in Lenoir County.
A husband and wife died in a house fire in Cumberland County, officials said.
In South Carolina, a woman struck a tree while driving, officials said.
A couple also died in South Carolina from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator being operated inside their home, officials said.
Channel 2's sister station in Charlotte, WSOC-TV, confirmed with officials Sunday afternoon that a 3-month-old child was killed in Gaston County, North Carolina, after a pine tree fell on their mobile home.
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