SC News Crew Killed While Covering Storm

(Polk County, NC)  --  An Upstate TV reporter and a photographer are dead after an accident while covering a storm.  

'WYFF News 4' anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer died yesterday afternoon in North Carolina when a tree fell on their SUV.  

The two were in Polk County covering the bad weather in the area when the accident happened on Highway 176.  

McCormick had been with the station since 2007, and Smeltzer had just joined a few months ago after more than ten years in Spartanburg, where he worked at '7News.' 


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