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Governor Easley Holds Press Conference on Ernesto

BEAUFORT COUNTY -- Tropical Storm Ernesto has turned out to be a deadly storm. One person in Nash County has died from the storm in a car accident.

Governor Easley spoke Friday morning and said other fatalities may come from the storm.

Ernesto brought winds upwards of 70 miles per hour. It also created some flooding in the area, especially on Highway 17.

Governor Easley says he doesn't expect a lot of flooding from the storm, but he says to keep an eye on the Cape Fear River.

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