Winter Storm Kills One Person In Matthews After Tree Falls On Truck

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One person has now died in the Charlotte area from Winter Storm Diego.

The tragedy occurred yesterday at about 4pm in the afternoon near the intersection of E. John St. and Charles Buckley Way in Matthews when a tree fell on a truck and killed the driver and injured the passenger.

According to Medic, paramedics pronounced the driver deceased on the scene and the passenger was rushed to the hospital with minor injuries.

East John Street was temporarily closed in both directions while emergency crews the incident.

The identity of the person has not yet been released.

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