The first deaths of Hurricane Florence were confirmed Friday.
Wilmington Police responded to a report of a tree that fell onto a house on Mercer Avenue.
A mother and infant were inside the home at the time and have died.
The infant’s father was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.
Another person was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator, authorities tell ABC News.
CNN says a fourth person has died rom a heart attack since trees prevented rescuers from getting to the victim.