At least 15 people have died due to Tropical Storm Florence, which has devastated the Carolinas and continues to pose a threat to those in its path.
It is reported that so far 10 have been killed in North Carolina since Friday when the tropical depression turned into Hurricane Florence caused the earth to fall.
The latest death occurred on Sunday when the 23-year-old father, Michael Dalton Prince, was riding in an SUV that lost control and overturned on a flooded road in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
The driver and another passenger escaped, while Prince was trapped inside and drowned when the truck landed face down in a flooded ditch.
Florence's latest death came Sunday in South Carolina when Michael Dalton Prince, 23, photographed along with his son, drowned after an SUV he was in flipped over in a flooded ditch.
Flood waters are depicted in Tropical Storm Florence in Trenton, North Carolina, on Sunday
The first death related to Florence occurred on Friday night when a 61-year-old woman crashed into a fallen tree.
Amber Dawn Lee, 61, was the first death reported by the storm on Friday in South Carolina
Amber Dawn Lee of Union, South Carolina, drove her truck around 9.30pm on the Gaffney Highway.
Neighbor Joel Morris said he saw the tree fall on the road, knocked down by strong winds, and tried to tell Lee to turn.
Morris said he was standing behind the big fallen tree, showing his flashlight, and though he got a motorist to turn around, he could not make Lee stop.
He said the roof of Lee's truck crashed into the tree, which authorities say was suspended about six feet into the air.
The front of the truck was thrown into the air before crashing again. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Almost at the same time on Friday night, Lesha Murphy-Johnson, 41, and her seven-month-old son, Adam, were trapped inside their home in Wilmington, North Carolina, after a tree fell on their roof. .
The firemen tried frantically to raise the tree to escape, but they could not do it, kneeling in a prayer circle after it became clear that there was nothing further they could do.
Lesha Murphy-Johnson, 41, and her 7-month-old son, Adam, were caught and killed inside their home in Wilmington, North Carolina, after a tree fell on their head.
The tree that fell in his house is seen during Florence in Wilmington
The father of the baby, Lawrence, was rescued and taken to an ambulance, but the police declared the mother and baby dead at 2.30 p.m. M.
Then the National Guard was called to remove the shattered tree. Murphy-Johnson's death was confirmed to DailyMail.com by her ex-husband, who was shown identification by authorities and asked to identify her.
Authorities confirmed Sunday that a married couple in South Carolina died of carbon monoxide poisoning by operating a generator inside.
Mark Carter King, 63, and his wife Debra Collins Rion, 61, of Loris, South Carolina, were killed by inhaling carbon monoxide, officials said.
Their bodies were found in their house in Loris on Saturday afternoon, however, police said they probably died the day before because the heavy rains and winds from Florence were moving towards the coast.
King worked as a sales consultant for Buick and the couple left the children.
Mark Carter King, 63, and his wife Debra Collins Rion, 61, of Loris, South Carolina, died from inhaling carbon monoxide.
The remaining victims of Florence's anger have yet to be identified, but they include a 78-year-old man who was electrocuted in the rain while trying to connect extension cords to a generator in Lenoir County, North Carolina.
Other deaths in North Carolina also include three who died "due to flash floods and fast water on the roads," the Duplin County Sheriff's Office reported.
In Kinston, a 77-year-old man was found dead outside his home, possibly after being hit by the wind while checking his dogs, authorities said.
A husband and wife died Friday in a fire in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
The Duplin County Sheriff's Office did not say exactly how the couple died, but it did confirm that his death was related to flash floods and fast water on the roads.
Two people in a canoe row across a street that was flooded by Hurricane Florence on Saturday north of New Bern, North Carolina on Saturday
A member of the US Coast Guard UU Walk on a highway in North Carolina where at least 10 of the 15 victims have died
According to the Director of Emergency Management of Pender County, Tom Collins, a woman in Hampstead, North Carolina, died of a heart attack on Friday morning.
Emergency crews could not reach it due to a tree that fell down on the road after 911 was called home.
The operations stopped when the branch of a tree fell, destroying the windshield of the machine used by the emergency teams to clear the way to the woman.
In Wayne County, an 81-year-old man died when he fell and hit his head while packing to evacuate on Friday.
"The waters of the floods still hit parts of our state, and the risk to life increases with the angry waters," North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told a news conference on Sunday.
"This storm has never been more dangerous than it is now," he added.
A car travels past a sinkhole in downtown Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence passed through the area on Sunday, September 16