Article by Tennessee Gazette
Posted on May 28, 2018
Polk County, North Carolina–Two WYFF News 4 employees have died after a tree fell on their SUV. The employees have been identified as anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer. The pair had just done a story on the impact of heavy rain in that area when the tree fell on their SUV they were traveling in on Monday. The accident happened on Highway 176 in Polk County. Tennessee Gazette sends our condolences to the family and friends of Mike and Aaron.