COTTAGEVILLE, S.C. — A third death associated with Hermine has been reported as the storm moves along the East Coast.
Authorities say 30-year-old Michael Woodrum was trying to remove a tree that fell Friday on U.S. Highway 17-A near Cottageville, S.C., when he was struck by a car. Woodrum died the next day at a hospital, officials said.
High winds tipped over an 18-wheeler Saturday in North Carolina, killing its driver and shutting down the U.S. 64 bridge in the state’s Outer Banks.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott told reporters Friday that a homeless man was killed in Marion County when he was hit by a falling tree.
Hermine rose over the Gulf of Mexico and hit Florida on Friday as a Category 1 hurricane before weakening to a tropical storm as it moved across Georgia.
CNN contributed to this report.