Online Originals: Emerald Isle tornado survivor speaks about storm experience


EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT)– Hurricane Dorian is not the only aftermath weather damage Eastern North Carolina is recovering from. After confirmed water spouts and tornados impacted towns and communities, many are feeling the impact.

Byron Cox, from Emerald Isle, was in his trailer when within a matter of seconds, his life flashed before his eyes.

When I saw my dad yesterday, I just wrapped my arms around him. I literally thought the camper was going to flip up and I was going to be in it,

Byron Cox said.

Cox explained to Nine on Your Side how lucky he was to be alive after a tornado ripped apart the trailer complex he resides.

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