Man dies attempting to plug in generator; hurricane death toll now 4

Flooding caused by Hurricane Florence covers blocks of Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

WASHINGTON (Circa/AP) - The North Carolina Governor's office has stated that another person has died from the hurricane.

The incident occurred when the individual tried to plug in a generator.

The North Carolina Office of Emergency Management has issued warnings about operating generators during the storm or after power is lost.

A mother and her infant died when a tree fell onto the home crushing them. Another victim suffered a heart attack Friday morning and first responders were not able to her in time.

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