A child died in Goldsboro after the car he and his family members were riding in collided with another vehicle, both of which had went through a stoplight that had been knocked out by the storm, Capt. Anthony Carmon of the Goldsboro Police Department said.
One adult in a car that was carrying a total of three family members died after a tree hit their vehicle as it was travelling down a highway near Clinton, said North Carolina emergency management spokesman Ernie Seneca.
A motorist died after losing control of his vehicle Saturday morning and striking a tree in Pitt County, Seneca said Saturday.
A tree limb struck and killed a man feeding livestock in Nash County, he added.
And a man in Onslow County died of a heart attack as he put plywood over his windows Friday in preparation for the storm.