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Two TV Journalists Killed While Covering Storms

(Polk County, NC) – Two South Carolina journalists are dead after a tree fell on their SUV. Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer of WYFF in Spartanburg were covering rainstorms in nearby Polk County, North Carolina today when the tragedy occurred.

Everyone at the station is grieving and says they are thankful for the community’s support. The area is a under flood watch from storms linked to moisture pushed up from Subtropical Storm Alberto.

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