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Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Tops 30 in United States

HeadlineOct 12, 2016

Meanwhile, the death toll from Hurricane Matthew in the United States has risen to 34 people, as North Carolina is hit with widespread flooding that has submerged cars, forced the closure of major interstates and knocked out electricity for more than 280,000 homes and businesses. At least 2,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters, some by helicopter. This comes as North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has confirmed a North Carolina Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a man amid the flooding on Monday night. The victim’s identity has not been released.

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