Storm Alberto: Journalists killed while covering US storm

Storm Alberto: Journalists killed while covering US storm
 

Two journalists were killed in a "freak of nature" accident while covering weather conditions in North Carolina during storm Alberto.
Mike McCormick and Aaron Smeltzer, from news outlet WYFF, died when a falling tree crushed their car as they drove down a highway.
Fire chief Geoff Tennant had recorded an interview with the pair minutes before he received the emergency call.
He said they had each exchanged wishes to stay safe just 10 minutes earlier.
Mr McCormick was a reporter and anchor, and Mr Smeltzer was a photojournalist. Both were on assignment covering the extreme weather.... read more

 
29 May 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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