Florence claims 4th S.C. victim after truck flips in flood waters near Georgetown
GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (AP) —
Former hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Florence has claimed a 14th victim: a man who drowned when a pickup truck flipped into a drainage ditch in South Carolina.
Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson says 23-year-old Michael Dalton Prince was a passenger in the truck, which lost control on a flooded two-lane road early Sunday.
Johnson says the driver and another passenger escaped after the truck ended upside down in the flooded ditch north of Georgetown.
Prince is the fourth person killed by the storm in South Carolina.
Authorities say a Horry County couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning running a generator inside and a Union County woman died when her vehicle hit a tree branch.