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Two journalists were killed as Subtropical Storm Alberto swept ashore hundreds of miles away, with forecasters warning the system would bring more heavy rain to the South on Tuesday.

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Alberto, the first named storm of the hurricane season, made landfall on Florida’s Panhandle on Monday afternoon, washing out the unofficial start of summer.

In Polk County, North Carolina, the two television journalists were killed when a tree fell on their vehicle on U.S. Highway 176 near Tryon, state Trooper Rico Stephens said.

Their station, NBC affiliate WYFF of Greenville, South Carolina, identified them as anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer.