North Carolina reports 11th storm-related death
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Officials report the death toll linked to Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina has risen to 11 after the body of a 75-year-old man was discovered inside his car in Gates County.
The state Emergency Operations Center said authorities received a report of a missing man on Sunday, and that the last ping on his cell phone came at 1:17 p.m. and was traced to an area of N.C. 32 near Gatesville which had been flooded.
When the flood waters began to recede on Monday, the car was located and the body was found inside.
The man's identity hasn't been released.
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